Saturday, 21 December 2019

Iranian woman in 120 years ago

Born into a Russian family of Armenian-Georgian origin in the Russian embassy of Tehran, Iran: Antoin Sevruguin was one of the many children of Vasily Sevryugin and a Georgian Achin Khanoum. Vasily Sevryugin was a Russian diplomat to Tehran. Achin had raised her children in Tbilisi, Georgia, because she was denied her husband's pension. After Vassil died in a horse riding accident Antoin gave up the art form of painting, and took up photography to support his family. His brothers Kolia and Emanuel helped him set up a studio in Tehran on Ala al-dawla Street (today Ferdowsi St.). 





Thursday, 12 December 2019

Naghse rostam

Naqsh-e Rostam is an ancient necropolis located about 12 km northwest of Persepolis, in Fars Province, Iran, with a group of ancient Iranian rock reliefs cut into the cliff, from both the Achaemenid and Sassanid periods. It lies a few hundred meters from Naqsh-e Rajab, with a further four Sassanid rock reliefs, three celebrating kings and one a high priest. 




Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Haydeh with Mahasti

Hayedeh , born as Ma’sumeh Dadehbala , was a Persian classical and pop music vocalist with a contralto vocal range. She was active for more than two decades, and was considered as one of the most popular singers of 20th-century Iran. 

Hayedeh & Mahasti




Monday, 2 December 2019

Fereydoun Farrokhzad's wedding picture

Fereydoun Farrokhzad was an Iranian singer, actor, poet, TV and radio host, writer, humanitarian and political opposition figure. He is best known for his variety TV show "Mikhak-e Noghrei" which intorduced many artists such as Ebi, Leila Forouhar, Shohreh, Sattar and many more. He was the brother of the acclaimed Persian poets Forough Farrokhzad and Pooran Farrokhzad

Fereydoun Farrokhzad




Sunday, 1 December 2019

Sadegh Hedayat's Old Picture

Hedayat was born to a northern Iranian aristocratic family in Tehran (his great-grandfather Reza-Qoli Khan Hedayat was himself a well respected writer and worked in the government, as did other relatives) and was educated at Coll├Ęge Saint-Louis (French catholic school) and Dar ol-Fonoon (1914–1916). In 1925, he was among a select few students who travelled to Europe to continue their studies. There, he initially went on to study engineering in Belgium, which he abandoned after a year to study architecture in France.




Elizabeth Taylor In Mashhad

Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor DBE (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was a British-American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian. She began her career as a child actress in the early 1940s, and was one of the most popular stars of classical Hollywood cinema in the 1950s. She continued her career successfully into the 1960s, and remained a well-known public figure for the rest of her life. In 1999, the American Film Institute named her the seventh-greatest female screen legend.