Item #17427 CDV Photograph of Naser al-Din Shah Qajar - Shah of Iran. Shah of Iran Naser al-Din Shah Qajar.

CDV Photograph of Naser al-Din Shah Qajar - Shah of Iran

CDV -Carte de Visit Photo

Original CDV carte de visite Photograph of Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, Shah of Iran. Circa 1880-90s. Photograph published by London: Searle Brothers. Albumen print on original photographer board. The size of a carte de visite is 54.0 mm (2 inch) × 89 mm (3.5 inch) mounted on a card sized 64 mm (2.5 in) × 100 mm (4 in). The Shah is depicted in royal regalia, with Qajar hat, royal sash, medals and holding a sheathed blade. Naser al-Din Shah was the sovereign of Iran for over 50 years but was assassinated in 1896. The aftermath of his assassination marked a turning point in Iranian political thought that would ultimately lead to the Iranian Constitutional Revolution, which was the first major democratic movement in the modern Middle East. Has printed photographer information on verso. In very good condition.

Item #17427

Price: $285.00