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Fuchsia Hart: Fath Ali Shah’s Good Deeds – Shrine patronage in early Qajar Iran

Army & Navy Club 36-39 Pall Mall, London, United Kingdom
The artistic patronage of the second Qajar ruler Fath Ali Shah (r. 1797-1834) is well known. Less studied is his patronage of the major shrines within his lands. in Qom, Mashhad and Iraq. This included the building of new courtyards, the gilding of domes and iwans, and the gifting of…
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