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PERSIA. Shah Nasr-ed-Din.
PERSIA. Shah Nasr-ed-Din. A Fine "Woodburytype" image of the Shah,  Swann & Sonnenshein, London, 1889
¾ length, dressed in a tunic with an enormous roughcut diamond on his belt together with a bandolier of diamonds, a necklace, and jewelled sword, with facsimile signature within the margin, 10 x 7 ins. Walery, Photographer to the Queen,
Nasr-ed-Din succeeded his father in 1848 and became the first great western looking monarch. He travelled extensively twice in Europe, on his second visit he spent one month in England visiting manufacturing centres seeking inspiration for reforms in his country, and being feted in society.

Stock ref: 12427