Lantern slides created in Persia, present-day Iran, during the late 19th or early 20th century. These lantern slides were intended for use in architectural pedagogy. Image subjects include palaces, decorative arts, and a mosque. Some images include people and fashions of the time.
Architectural Lantern Slides of Persia (present-day Iran)
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- G. Massiot & cie
After the Takht-e-Tavoos (the so-called Jeweled Peacock Throne) was moved to the Royal jewels collection at the Central Bank, this hall was designated to hold special receptions in the presence of the king, hence the name Talar Salam. The throne is actually the Naderi Throne, built for Fat'h Ali Shah (Qajar dynasty).
Agha Muhammad (reigned 1779-1797) selected the citadel for his palace and administrative centre, and Fath ‛Ali Shah (reigned 1797-1834) completed the Gulistan (‘Rose Gar…
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