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[Khosrau I (d. 579), king of Persia, seated on throne, directing Burzuwayh, the sage, to go to India to procure the Kalilah Wa Dimnah ("Book of Wisdom")]

[Khosrau I (d. 579), king of Persia, seated on throne, directing Burzu...

Woodcut frontis. Illus. in: Kalilah wa-Dimnah. German: Directorium Humanae vitae. German. Ulm, Lienhart Holle, May 28, 1483. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: I... more

Persarum imperium.

Persarum imperium.

Shows Iran and adjacent counties. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Imperii Persici in omnes suas provincias nova tabula geographica

Imperii Persici in omnes suas provincias nova tabula geographica

Relief shown pictorially. "Cum privilegio sac. cæsarece majestatis." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

A new & accurate map of Persia, with the adjacent countries : drawn from the most approved modern maps &c, the whole being regulated by astronl. observations /

A new & accurate map of Persia, with the adjacent countries : drawn fr...

Relief shown pictorially. Has ornamental cartouche. From: Bowen's A complete system of geography. London : Printed for W. Innys, R. Ware [etc.], 1747. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as ... more

Verschiedene propspecte der vornemsten stadten in Persien /

Verschiedene propspecte der vornemsten stadten in Persien /

Aerial views for 14 cities in Persia and Central Asia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Bokhara, Afghanistan, Beloochistan, &c

Bokhara, Afghanistan, Beloochistan, &c

Shows Bokhara, Afghanistan, Beloochistan and part of Persia. Relief shown by hachures. "Engraved by J. & C. Walker." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Bokhara, Kabool, Beloochistan, &c.

Bokhara, Kabool, Beloochistan, &c.

Shows Bokhara, Afghanistan, Beloochistan and part of Persia. Relief shown by hachures. "Engraved by J. & C. Walker." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Perse /

Perse /

Relief shown by shading. Prime meridian: Paris. Appears in: Atlas supplémentaire du précis de la geographie universelle de M. Malte-Brun / dressé conformement au texte de cet ouvrage et sous les yeux del'auteur... more

Map of Persia and adjacent countries, for Sir John Malcolm's History of Persia /

Map of Persia and adjacent countries, for Sir John Malcolm's History o...

Covers Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, most of Pakistan, portions of Turkey and Syria, and the surrounding countries. LC copy imperfect: Chipped on edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a r... more

Iran und Turan : Persien, Afghanistan, Biludschistan, Tuckestan : eine geographische Skizze /

Iran und Turan : Persien, Afghanistan, Biludschistan, Tuckestan : eine...

Prime meridian: Ferro. In upper right corner: Neue Ausgabe no. XLVL, Stieler's Hand-Atlas (no. 43b) From: Hand-atlas über alle Theile der Erde ... / Hrsg. von Adolf Stieler ... 1839, no. 43b. Available also thr... more

Persia, Arabia, Tartary, Afghanistan.

Persia, Arabia, Tartary, Afghanistan.

Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Washington and London. LC copy: Boundaries color coded. Annotated in pencil at bottom margin: "Bradford Comprehensive atlas 1835" LC copy stamped on: 626888. Available ... more

A young nobleman

A young nobleman

Title from item. "Azerbaijan or North Iran" upper right side of mount. Sheet has a blind stamp at center left of fold line. Purchase; Brad Verter, Carpe Librum; 2017; (DLC/PP-2017:006). Forms part of: Qajar pai... more

A Nestorian of the mountains-shirt sleeves hanging from the wrists

A Nestorian of the mountains-shirt sleeves hanging from the wrists

Title from item. "Balochistan" upper right side of mount. Purchase; Brad Verter, Carpe Librum; 2017; (DLC/PP-2017:006). Forms part of: Qajar paintings commissioned by Justin Perkins collection.

Lion hunt

Lion hunt

Drawing shows young nobleman on horseback raising sword toward lion. Title devised by Library staff. Sheet has a blind stamp of a lion above the hunter's sword. Purchase; Brad Verter, Carpe Librum; 2017; (DLC/P... more

A Mohamedan on the street

A Mohamedan on the street

Drawing shows an Iranian woman wearing a niqab. Title from item. Purchase; Brad Verter, Carpe Librum; 2017; (DLC/PP-2017:006). Forms part of: Qajar paintings commissioned by Justin Perkins collection.

Dancer with mask and musicians

Dancer with mask and musicians

Title devised by Library staff. Purchase; Brad Verter, Carpe Librum; 2017; (DLC/PP-2017:006). Forms part of: Qajar paintings commissioned by Justin Perkins collection.

Mohamedan ecclesiastics, the one with the green turban a lineal descendant of Mohamed

Mohamedan ecclesiastics, the one with the green turban a lineal descen...

Title from item. Purchase; Brad Verter, Carpe Librum; 2017; (DLC/PP-2017:006). Forms part of: Qajar paintings commissioned by Justin Perkins collection.

Perse, Kaboul, Beloutchistan et Pendjab /

Perse, Kaboul, Beloutchistan et Pendjab /

Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Paris. From: Atlas de Geographie, 1840. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Das Hochland von Iran enthaltend die Staaten von Persien, Afghanistan und Beludschistan /

Das Hochland von Iran enthaltend die Staaten von Persien, Afghanistan ...

Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Paris and Ferro. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Persia Arabia &c.

Persia Arabia &c.

Shows city sizes by shape and size of different symbol bullets. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy has attached typewritten slip: New Universal Atlas, H. S. Tanner, S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia 1846. LC co... more

Persia and Cabool /

Persia and Cabool /

Relief shown in hachures. In upper right corner: National atlas, 25. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Persia Arabia &c. /

Persia Arabia &c. /

Divides Persia in sub-boundaries, including Afghanistan and Beloochistan. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1852 by Thomas Cowperthwait & Co. in the Clerk's Office of t... more

Persia Arabia & c. /

Persia Arabia & c. /

Relief shown by hachures. "No. 92" Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Assyria - Portal Guardian from Nimroud. British Museum

Assyria - Portal Guardian from Nimroud. British Museum

Statue of a lion with wings and head of a bearded man. Title from item. On mount verso: 41. On mount recto: No. 2.

Assyria - Head of Portal Guardian from Nimroud. British Museum

Assyria - Head of Portal Guardian from Nimroud. British Museum

Bust sculpture of a bearded man. Title from item. On mount verso: 41.

Colton's Persia Arabia & co.

Colton's Persia Arabia & co.

Prime meridian: Washington, DC LC copy has slip attached: Colton's general atlas, G. Woolworth Colton, J. H. Colton, New York, 1863, Property of Andrew Arthur Benton, New York, N. Y. LC copy stamped on: 626888.... more

Johnson's Turkey in Asia : Persia Arabia &c. /

Johnson's Turkey in Asia : Persia Arabia &c. /

Shows good details of the towns and cities along the Nile in Egypt, Nubia, and Sennar (in Sudan). Relief shown by hachures. Has a slip note stating "Johnson's New Ilustrated Family Atlas, John & Ward, New York,... more

Colton's Persia Arabia & c. /

Colton's Persia Arabia & c. /

Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Has a vine motif frame. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stamped on: 626888.

Map of Persia, Turkey in Asia : Afghanistan, Beloochistan.

Map of Persia, Turkey in Asia : Afghanistan, Beloochistan.

Shows parts of Egypt and Nubia east of the Nile. Has a note at the bottom saying, "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1867 by S. Augustus Mitchell in the Clerks Office of the District Court for th... more

[Another view of the throne which Sultan Selim I captured in Iran, and kept in the Treasury of the Imperial Topkapı Sarayı (palace)] / Abdullah Frères.

[Another view of the throne which Sultan Selim I captured in Iran, and...

The Safavid throne of Persia. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 46. No. 791. In album: Topkapı Sarayı, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Col... more

[Another view of the throne decorated with gold and precious stones, which Sultan Selim I captured in Iran, in the Treasury of the Imperial Topkapı Sarayı (palace)] / Abdullah Frères.

[Another view of the throne decorated with gold and precious stones, w...

The Safavid throne of Persia. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 45. No. 790. In album: Topkapı Sarayı, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Col... more

Persia, Afghanistan and Beluchistan.

Persia, Afghanistan and Beluchistan.

Relief shown in hachures. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Persia, Afghanistan and Beluchistan.

Persia, Afghanistan and Beluchistan.

Relief shown in hachures. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. In right margin: Indexed atlas of the world, [Persia, etc.] From: Rand, McNally & Co. Atlas of the world, 1882, p. 183. Available also through the Libr... more

Palestine, or, the Holy Land ; Persia, Afghanistan and Beluchistan.

Palestine, or, the Holy Land ; Persia, Afghanistan and Beluchistan.

Relief shown in hachures. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. At head of sheet: Rand McNally & Co.'s map of Asia and Europe. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Includes index.

A map of the countries between Constantinople and Calcutta : including Turkey in Asia, Persia, Afghanistan & Turkestan.

A map of the countries between Constantinople and Calcutta : including...

Shows railroads, submarine telegraphs, and boundaries of British possessions colored in red. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. "Stanford's Geogl. Establ." Includes distance table between cities in Brit... more

Naqshah-ʾi shahr-i dār al-Khilāfah-ʾi Nāṣirī-i Ṭihrān ṣanahā Allāh taʻālá ʻan al-ḥadas̲ān /

Naqshah-ʾi shahr-i dār al-Khilāfah-ʾi Nāṣirī-i Ṭihrān ṣanahā Allāh taʻ...

Shows land use. Includes location map and statistical table. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned into twenty sheets and mounted on cloth. Some losses alo... more

Téhéran. Famille Persane

Téhéran. Famille Persane

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "Persia. Persian Family". Title in General-Photochrom-Katalog, 30. Ausgabe 1911.... more

Femme Persane

Femme Persane

Title from item. Title in Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905: "Persia. Persian Girl". Title in General-Photochrom-Katalog, 30. Ausgabe 1911. P... more

Shemasha (Deacon) Ishai d'Mar Shimun (half-brother of Patriarch Mar Rowel and father of the next Patriarch of the Church of the East, Mar Benyamin), seated, with secretary and servants, possibly in Urmia, Persia or Turkey

Shemasha (Deacon) Ishai d'Mar Shimun (half-brother of Patriarch Mar Ro...

Photograph shows standing behind Ishai d'Mar Shimun (left to right): Younnan Qambar of Eyal, Yacuo Youkhanna, Golo Pokho Quchanos, Okhky de Mar Bishu, Sh. Attyeya Quchanos, Henardo Daniel Quchanos, and Yousep M... more

Map of Persia, Afghanistan and Baluchistan.

Map of Persia, Afghanistan and Baluchistan.

Relief shown by hachures. At head of map: Rand, McNally & Co.'s indexed atlas of the world. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Persia (Iran), Afghanistan and Baluchistan.

Persia (Iran), Afghanistan and Baluchistan.

In upper right corner: No. 103. From: The Century atlas of the world, 1897. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Persia, Afghanistan and Baluchistan.

Persia, Afghanistan and Baluchistan.

Relief shown in hachures. From: Rand McNally and Company, Indexed atlas of the world, no. 115. Includes index. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Modern Shush Village in Iran

Modern Shush Village in Iran

Taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor the Matson Photo Service. Title from negative. Caption on negative sleeve: Modern Shush Village in Iran. On negative sleeve: R-15. Gift; Epi... more

H.H. Topakyan & wife, Prince Mohammed Ali Ibrahim, and "Blink" McCloskey

H.H. Topakyan & wife, Prince Mohammed Ali Ibrahim, and "Blink" McClosk...

Photograph shows Armenian American businessman Haigazoun Hohannes Topakyan (1864-1926), who served as the Consul-General from Persia in New York from 1909 to 1923, with his wife Rose, Prince Mohammed Ali Ibrahi... more

Persia, Afghanistan & Baluchistan.

Persia, Afghanistan & Baluchistan.

Relief shown by Hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

491 B.C. -- 1902 A.D. / Ehrhart.

491 B.C. -- 1902 A.D. / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows a man labeled "Persia" and a man labeled "Greece" drinking a toast from a punch bowl labeled "Renewal of Diplomatic Relations". Title from item. Caption: A long time between drinks. Illus. in... more

Persia, Afghanistan, Baluchistan and parts of central Asia.

Persia, Afghanistan, Baluchistan and parts of central Asia.

Relief shown by Hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Persia (Iran), Afghanistan and Baluchistan.

Persia (Iran), Afghanistan and Baluchistan.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Persia, Afghanistan and Baluchistan.

Persia, Afghanistan and Baluchistan.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Shah of Persia, Mohammed Ali Mirzi, Dec. 19, 1907 / G. Grantham Bain News Service.

Shah of Persia, Mohammed Ali Mirzi, Dec. 19, 1907 / G. Grantham Bain N...

Photograph shows the Shah of Persia, full-length portrait, seated, wearing an ornate robe and crown. Bain News Service photograph. Title from item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

H. H. Topakyan

H. H. Topakyan

Photograph shows Armenian American businessman Haigazoun Hohannes Topakyan (1864-1926), who served as the Consul-General from Persia in New York from 1909 to 1923. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2015 and New ... more

H.H. Topakyan, Mirza Riza Khan

H.H. Topakyan, Mirza Riza Khan

Photograph shows Armenian American businessman Haigazoun Hohannes Topakyan (1864-1926), who served as the Consul-General from Persia in New York from 1909 to 1923, standing with Prince Mirza Riza Khan of Persia... more

Rev. H.R. Salisbury

Rev. H.R. Salisbury

Photograph shows Rev. Homer Russell Salisbury (1870-1915), administrator and Superintendent of the Seventh Day Adventists for India, who died during the sinking of the SS Persia by German torpedoes on December ... more

J.L. Caldwell

J.L. Caldwell

Photo shows John Lawrence Caldwell (1875-1922), U.S. ambassador to Iran in 1914. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

Map of eastern Turkey in Asia, Syria and western Persia (ethnographical).

Map of eastern Turkey in Asia, Syria and western Persia (ethnographica...

"Published by the Royal Geographical Society, 1910" "Railways inserted November, 1917" "G.S.G.S. No. 2901" Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Shah of Persia arriving in Ourmiah

Shah of Persia arriving in Ourmiah

Photo shows visit of Ahmad Shah Qajar (1898-1930), to Urmia, Iran. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009)

Ourmiah, Persia - Awaiting the Shah

Ourmiah, Persia - Awaiting the Shah

Photo shows visit of Ahmad Shah Qajar (1898-1930) to Urmia, Iran. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009)

Ourmiah, Persia - Fruit Market

Ourmiah, Persia - Fruit Market

Photo probably taken during visit of Ahmad Shah Qajar (1898-1930) to Urmia, Iran. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009 and similar Bain negative: LC-B2-3284-14)

Grain Market, Ourmiah, Persia

Grain Market, Ourmiah, Persia

Photo probably taken during visit of Ahmad Shah Qajar (1898-1930) to Urmia, Iran. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009 and similar Bain negative: LC-B2-3284-14)

Shah of Persia [Iran]

Shah of Persia [Iran]

Photograph shows Ahmad Shah Qajar (1898-1930) who was Shah of Persia (now Iran) from 1909 to 1925. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2014)

The consul's story : as told to the little Lusitania children

The consul's story : as told to the little Lusitania children

Children under water gathered under may pole with lifesaver, "Lusitania, May party," while consul sitting on seat, "Persia," tells them a story. (DLC/PP-1932:0042). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustrati... more

Give or we perish American Committee for Relief in the Near East--Armenia-Greece-Syria-Persia--Campaign for $30,000,000 / / W.T. Benda ; Alco-Gravure Inc., N.Y.

Give or we perish American Committee for Relief in the Near East--Arme...

Poster showing a woman clutching a shawl around her shoulders.

Lest they perish Campaign for $30,000,000 - American Committee for Relief in the Near East--Armenia-Greece-Syria-Persia / / W.B. King ; Conwell Graphic Companies, N.Y.

Lest they perish Campaign for $30,000,000 - American Committee for Rel...

Poster showing a woman carrying a baby on her back among destroyed buildings.

Lest we perish Campaign for $30,000,000 ; American Committee for Relief in the Near East ; Armenia - Greece - Syria - Persia ; One Madison Ave., New York, Cleveland H. Dodge, Treasurer.

Lest we perish Campaign for $30,000,000 ; American Committee for Relie...

Near eastern girl with arms outstretched. Committee on Public Information, Division on Pictorial Publicity (DPP). Promotional goal: U.S. G.J7. 1918. Promotional goal: U.S. G.J48. 1918.

Assyrian Christians driven from homes in North Persia Driven from their homes in North Persia, the unfortunates are seen waiting beside a railroad on a Mesopotamia desert for a ...? train to transport them to suitable points of refuge Photograph by Underwood & Underwood, N.Y

Assyrian Christians driven from homes in North Persia Driven from thei...

Photograph shows displaced Assyrian Christian people with their belongs seated on the ground during the Assyrian Genocide. Title from item. Forms part of: American National Red Cross collection (Library of Cong... more

[Reproduction of print showing Garden at Fin-Nahē, Kashan, Iran. Man seated under arch]

[Reproduction of print showing Garden at Fin-Nahē, Kashan, Iran. Man s...

Photograph of a book illustration. On slide: gold-edged seal sticker. Possibly photographed by Frances Benjamin Johnston. Title, date, and subject information provided by Sam Watters, 2011. Forms part of: Garde... more

Fort of Van, from Tabriz gate

Fort of Van, from Tabriz gate

J264471 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by Vartan A. Hampikian, New York. Title also in Armenian. No. 2.

Iran Legation Washington, D.C., Feb. 4. Akbar Daftary, Charge D'Affaires for Iran, today took up his duties at the Iran Legation signaling reopening of official cordiality between Iran and this country. The legation has been closed for two years following the recall of the then Iranian Minister, Ghaffar Djalar, as a result of the Minister's arrest in nearby Elkton, Md., in a traffic case, 2-4-39

Iran Legation Washington, D.C., Feb. 4. Akbar Daftary, Charge D'Affair...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... more

Washington, D.C., Feb. 4. Dr. Ali Akbar Daftary, Charge D'Affaires for Iran, today took up his duties at the Iran Legation signaling reopening of official cordiality between Iran and this country. The Legation has been closed for two years following the recall of the then Iranian Minister, Ghaffar Djalar, as a result of the Minister's arrest in nearby Elkton, Md., in a traffic case, 2-4-39

Washington, D.C., Feb. 4. Dr. Ali Akbar Daftary, Charge D'Affaires for...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... more

Iran Legation re-opened. Washington, D.C., Feb. 4. Akbar Daftary, Charge D'Affaires for Iran, today took up his duties at the Iran Legation signaling reopening of official cordiality between Iran and this country. The legation has been closed for two years following the recall of the then Iranian Minister, Ghaffar Djalar, as a result of the Minister's arrest in nearby Elkton, Md., in a traffic case, 2-4-39

Iran Legation re-opened. Washington, D.C., Feb. 4. Akbar Daftary, Char...

Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pn... more

Iran oyobi Afuganisutan : sanbyakuman-bun no ichi zu.

Iran oyobi Afuganisutan : sanbyakuman-bun no ichi zu.

Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Based on: "Iran i Afganistan" by Soviet Union, Glavnoe upravlenie geodezii i kartografii, 1940. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster imag... more

Iran oyobi Afuganisutan : sanbyakuman-bun no ichi zu

Iran oyobi Afuganisutan : sanbyakuman-bun no ichi zu

Relief shown by shading, gradient tints, and spot heights. Based on: "Iran i Afganistan" by Soviet Union, Glavnoe upravlenie geodezii i kartografii, 1940. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congre... more

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