Shah 'Abbas

The Remaking of Iran

19 February – 14 June 2009
Exhibition closed

An English ambassador

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Christopher de Bellaigue, writer, describes the portraits of Sir Robert Sherley and his wife.

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Produced and directed by Amir Amirani (Amirani Films) and edited by Mark James

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Two portraits, two views
Sheila Canby

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The English ambassador
Christopher de Bellaigue
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Coins of faith and power
Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis
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a modern Iranian hero

Venetia Porter

In partnership with the National Museum of Iran and the Iranian Cultural Heritage,
Tourism and Handicrafts Organisation

Research funded by AHRC and ESRC

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In association with the Iran Heritage Foundation