Photos

This photo was taken circa 1920 at ‘Abdu’l-Baha’s house, 7 Persian Street, Haifa:

'Abdu'l-Baha with grandsons and other Baha'is.

‘Abdu’l-Baha with grandsons and other Baha’is, as numbered: 1. Hassan Jalal Shahid. 2. Fuad Afnan. 3. Riaz Rabbani. 4. Hussein Rabbani. 5. Munib Shahid. 6. Ruhi Afnan. 7. Soheil Afnan. 8. Agha Mirza Mohsen Shirazi Afnan. 9. Jamil Isfahani. 10. Mirza Anayatollah Isfahani. 11. Saichiro Fujita. 12. Sobhi. 13. John Esslemont. 14. Isfandiar. 15. Azizullah Khan Bahadur. 16. Nouriyeh (daughter of Leila, ‘Abdu’l-Baha’s housekeeper).

This photo was taken circa 1920 at the house of Mirza Jalal Shahid, 9 Persian Street, Haifa:

Munirih Khanum with daughters, grandchildren, and other Baha'is

Munirih Khanum with daughters, grandchildren, and other Baha'is. FRONT ROW (L to R): Zahra Shahid, Mehranguise Rabbani, Riaz Rabbani (standing), Maryam Shahid, ? sitting boy with crossed arms. MIDDLE ROW (L to R): Hassan Jalal Shahid (standing), Ruha Khanum, Zia Khanum, Bahiyeh Khanum, Munireh Khanum, Tuba Khanum, Munavar Khanum, Fuad Afnan. BACK ROW: Baha’i pilgrims from Abadeh, Iran.

This photo of the children of Ruha Khanum and Mirza Jalal Shahid was taken in the garden at 9 Persian Street, Haifa, circa 1922:

'Abdu'l-Baha's Shahid family grandchildren. Left to right standing at back: Munib Shahid and Zahra Shahid. Standing front: Hassan Jalal Shahid. Sitting front: Maryam Shahid.

‘Abdu’l-Baha’s Shahid family grandchildren. Left to right standing at back: Munib Shahid and Zahra Shahid. Standing front: Hassan Jalal Shahid. Sitting front: Maryam Shahid.

This photo of Mary Maxwell (Ruhiyyih Khanum) and some of ‘Abdu’l-Baha’s grandchildren was taken by Lake Tiberius, circa 1923:

Mary Maxwell (standing at the back). Left to Right: Riaz Rabbani, Nouriyeh (daughter of 'Abdu'l-Baha's housekeeper), Hassan Jalal Shahid, Fuad Afnan.

Mary Maxwell (standing at the back). Left to Right: Riaz Rabbani, Nouriyeh (daughter of ‘Abdu’l-Baha’s housekeeper), Hassan Jalal Shahid, Fuad Afnan.

This photo of ‘Abdu’l-Baha’s two most prominent grandsons was taken in Haifa:

Shoghi Effendi (sitting) and Ruhi Afnan (standing).

Shoghi Effendi (sitting) and Ruhi Afnan (standing).

This photo of ‘Abdu’l-Baha with Jalal Azal, grandson of Mirza Yahya Subh-i-Azal, shows that ‘Abdu’l-Baha was willing to forgive the descendants of those who opposed the Baha’i Faith and its leaders. Bahiyeh Afnan Shahid made reference to this photo in her 1997 letter to the Universal House of Justice (see Writings section).

FRONT ROW (L to R): Sobhi ('Abdu'l-Baha's faithful secretary), 'Abdu'l-Baha, Jalal Azal, Azizullah Bahadur.

FRONT ROW (L to R): Sobhi (‘Abdu’l-Baha’s faithful secretary), ‘Abdu’l-Baha, Jalal Azal, Azizullah Bahadur.