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.

Picture of Greatest Holy Leaf with Lady Blomfield and some members of Abdul Baha’s family

1.Lady Blomfield 2.Tuba Khanum 3.Ruha Khanum 4. Munib Jalal Shahid 5. Fuad Afnan 6. Bahiyeh Khanum 7.Hassan Jalal Shahid 8.Zahra Jalal Shahid 9. Riaz Rabbani

1.Lady Blomfield 2.Tuba Khanum 3.Ruha Khanum 4. Munib Jalal Shahid 5. Fuad Afnan 6. Bahiyeh Khanum
7.Hassan Jalal Shahid 8.Zahra Jalal Shahid 9. Riaz Rabbani

Bahiyeh Khanum - Greatest Holy Leaf

Bahiyeh Khanum – Greatest Holy Leaf

Mirza Jalal Shahid and Ruha Shahid (daughter of Abdul Baha) Center: Hippolyte Dreyfus-Barney

Mirza Jalal Shahid and Ruha Shahid (daughter of Abdul Baha)
Center: Hippolyte Dreyfus-Barney

Mirza Jalal Shahid

Mirza Jalal Shahid

Mirza Mohsen Afnan , son- in- law of Abdul'Baha and husband of Tuba Khanum

Mirza Mohsen Afnan , son- in- law of Abdul’Baha and husband of Tuba Khanum

Zia Khanum , daughter of Abdul'Baha ,mother of the Guardian

Zia Khanum , daughter of Abdul’Baha ,mother of the Guardian

Shoghi Effendi and his sister Ruhanguise

Shoghi Effendi and his sister Ruhanguise

Seated centre, Munireh Khanum, wife of Abdul Baha with her daughter Zia Khanum and her grand daughter Ruhanguise

Seated centre, Munireh Khanum, wife of Abdul Baha with her daughter Zia Khanum and her grand daughter Ruhanguise

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.

Left to Right Back Row: Maryam Jalal Shahid, Mehranguise Rabbani Front Row: Ruhi Mohsen Afnan, Zahra Jalal Shahid, Hossein Rabbani

Left to Right
Back Row: Maryam Jalal Shahid, Mehranguise Rabbani
Front Row: Ruhi Mohsen Afnan, Zahra Jalal Shahid, Hossein Rabbani

Maryam Jalal Shahid (eldest daughter of Ruha Khanum)

Maryam Jalal Shahid (eldest daughter of Ruha Khanum)

Shoghi Effendi

Shoghi Effendi

Nayer Afnan and Ruhanguise Afnan, sister of Shoghi Effendi, 1928

Nayer Afnan and Ruhanguise Afnan, sister of Shoghi Effendi, 1928

Eldest son and daughter of Tuba Khanum: Ruhi Afnan and Soraya Afnan

Eldest son and daughter of Tuba Khanum:
Ruhi Afnan and Soraya 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.

Last picture of Abdul Baha sent to his daughter Ruha Khanum by Lotfullah Hakim, Hand of the Cause.

Last picture of Abdul Baha sent to his daughter Ruha Khanum by Lotfullah Hakim, Hand of the Cause.

Shoghi Effendi Rabbani

Shoghi Effendi Rabbani

Soheil Afnan (Shoghi Effendi's cousin)

Soheil Afnan (Shoghi Effendi’s cousin)

Soheil Afnan

Soheil Afnan

Munib Shahid as a boy

Munib Shahid (Shoghi Effendi’s cousin)

Munib Jalal Shahid

Munib Jalal Shahid

Munib Jalal Shahid and his younger brother Hassan Jalal Shahid

Munib Jalal Shahid and his younger brother Hassan Jalal Shahid

Zia Khanum with her daughter Mehranguise

Zia Khanum with her daughter Mehranguise

Hossein Rabbani, brother of Shoghi Effendi

Hossein Rabbani, brother of Shoghi Effendi

Hassan Ali Afnan and Mehranguise Rabbani Afnan

Hassan Ali Afnan and Mehranguise Rabbani Afnan

Ruhi Afnan and Zahra Shahid Afnan

Ruhi Afnan and Zahra Shahid Afnan

The children of Ruhi and Zahra Afnan

Right : Iraj Afnan Left : Parviz Afnan 1947

Right : Iraj Afnan
Left : Parviz Afnan 1947

Hossein Rabbani with his wife Gerda and daughter Zia 1958

Hossein Rabbani with his wife Gerda and daughter Zia 1958

Riaz Rabbani, youngest brother of Shoghi Effendi

Riaz Rabbani, youngest brother of Shoghi Effendi

top left: Mirza Hadi Shirazi ( father of the Guardian) top right with Zia Khanum and Riaz Rabbani bottom right in Karm with Rouhanguise Rabbani

top left: Mirza Hadi Shirazi ( father of the Guardian)
top right with Zia Khanum and Riaz Rabbani
bottom right in Karm with Rouhanguise Rabbani

Zia Khanum and her youngest son Riaz

Zia Khanum and her youngest son Riaz

Ruha Khanum with her youngest son, Hassan Jalal Shahid 1961

Ruha Khanum with her youngest son, Hassan Jalal Shahid 1961

Front row left: Ruhanguise, eldest sister of the Guardian. Back row right her husband Nayer Ali Afnan and their two daughters Bahiyeh and Maliheh.
Back row left, Hassan Ali Afnan husband of Mehranguise, younger sister of the Guardian and their son Hussein. 1950

Back row: Hassan Afnan, Maliheh Afnan, Bahiyeh Afnan Front row: Ruhanguise Afnan, Hussein Afnan, Mehranguise Afnan

Back row:
Hassan Afnan, Maliheh Afnan, Bahiyeh Afnan
Front row: Ruhanguise Afnan, Hussein Afnan, Mehranguise Afnan

Bahiyeh Afnan and Maliheh Afnan , nieces of the Guardian, Karm,circa 1946

Bahiyeh Afnan and Maliheh Afnan , nieces of the Guardian, Karm,circa 1946

Bahiyeh Afnan, Maliheh Afnan with Hussein Afnan

Bahiyeh Afnan, Maliheh Afnan with Hussein Afnan

Hassan Jalal Shahid and Bahiyeh Afnan Shahid (niece of Shoghi Effendi) 1964

Hassan Jalal Shahid and Bahiyeh Afnan Shahid (niece of Shoghi Effendi) 1964

Ruhi Afnan and Zahra Shahid Afnan

Ruhi Afnan and Zahra Shahid Afnan

Hossein Rabbani and Bahiyeh Afnan Shahid, brother and niece of Shoghi Effendi 1964

Hossein Rabbani and Bahiyeh Afnan Shahid, brother and niece of Shoghi Effendi 1964