Persians (43 Subjects)
View of Soltaniyeh, Iran.
View of Saveh, Iran.
View of Qom, Iran.
View of Kashan, Iran.
1. Ruby bought by the uncle of the King of the Mongols in India for 90.000 rupees. The ruby was presented to the king on its birthday. 3,4. Rubies belonging to the king of Visapur, India. 5. Ruby belonging to affluent merchant from Varanasi, India. 6. Topaz belonging to the Mongol king of India.
1. Pearl belonging to the king of Persia. According to the author the pearl was bought from an Arab merchant of Katifa in 1633 for 32.000 toman. 2. Pearl belonging to the Mongol king of India. 3. Pearl sold by the author to the governor of Bengal, uncle of the Mongol king of India. 4. Pearls belonging to the Mongol king of India.
Game of Persian cricket at a public square in Isfahan, as watched by the author.
Preparation of lime for construction purposes, Persia.
A prisoner is executed by torture on the orders of Shah Abbas in Persia. On the right, a Portuguese merchant turns his head away from the horrendous sight.
Rock-cut Persian mausoleum at Çehel-minar near Şiraz, southwestern Iran.
Themistocles sends Mardonius away from Athens, before the battle of Plataeae in 479 BCE (imaginary representation).