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Woman Holding a Rose -

Woman Holding a Rose Origin: Iran, First quarter of the 19th century, Qajar Dynasty

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Woman Holding a Diadem -

Harem Beauty - with henna dyed hands; a european-like crinoline skirt ; Iranian court attire: under an open short jacket, a transparent silk blouse. Between shirt and skirt we can see the woman's naked body. Iran, Mid-19th century, Qajar Dynasty oil and glue colors.

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A Qajar postal Stamp with photo of Naseroddin Shah from 1882. Face value is 1 Toman or 10 Francs of Post Persane (Persian). On the 29th October 1851, a senior employee by the name of Shafi Khan was appointed by the prime minister as the first postmaster.