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, 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. 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
Bahiyeh Khanum – Greatest Holy Leaf
Mirza Jalal Shahid and Ruha Shahid (daughter of Abdul Baha)
Center: Hippolyte Dreyfus-Barney
Mirza Jalal Shahid
Mirza Mohsen Afnan , son- in- law of Abdul’Baha and husband of Tuba Khanum
Zia Khanum , daughter of Abdul’Baha ,mother of the Guardian
Shoghi Effendi and his sister 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.
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.
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)
Nayer Afnan and Ruhanguise Afnan, sister of Shoghi Effendi, 1928
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).
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.
Last picture of Abdul Baha sent to his daughter Ruha Khanum by Lotfullah Hakim, Hand of the Cause.
Shoghi Effendi Rabbani
Soheil Afnan (Shoghi Effendi’s cousin)
Munib Shahid (Shoghi Effendi’s cousin)
Munib Jalal Shahid
Munib Jalal Shahid and his younger brother Hassan Jalal Shahid
Zia Khanum with her daughter Mehranguise
Hossein Rabbani, brother of Shoghi Effendi
Hassan Ali Afnan and Mehranguise Rabbani Afnan
Ruhi Afnan and Zahra Shahid Afnan
The children of Ruhi and Zahra Afnan
Right : Iraj Afnan
Left : Parviz Afnan 1947
Hossein Rabbani with his wife Gerda and daughter Zia 1958
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
Zia Khanum and her youngest son Riaz
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
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, Maliheh Afnan with Hussein Afnan
Hassan Jalal Shahid and Bahiyeh Afnan Shahid (niece of Shoghi Effendi) 1964
Ruhi Afnan and Zahra Shahid Afnan
Hossein Rabbani and Bahiyeh Afnan Shahid, brother and niece of Shoghi Effendi 1964