Towards Esfahan

100 Years Ago:

  • Shiraz over city roofs; on the left is the dome of the mausoleum of Sayed-Mir-Muhommad and on the right the dome of the Shah Cheraq mosque.
    Shiraz over city roofs; on the left is the dome of the mausoleum of Sayed-Mir-Muhommad and on the right the dome of the Shah Cheraq mosque.
  • A caravanserai on the road to Shiraz.
    A caravanserai on the road to Shiraz.
  • Loti's crew on the road to Ispahan.
    Loti's crew on the road to Ispahan.
  • Loti's crew on the road to Ispahan.
    Loti's crew on the road to Ispahan.
  • Suspended village of Yezdi Khast.
    Suspended village of Yezdi Khast.
  • Khadjou bridge, over Zayandeh Roud on the entrance to Ispahan.
    Khadjou bridge, over Zayandeh Roud on the entrance to Ispahan.
  • Women on donkeys in Ispahan.
    Women on donkeys in Ispahan.
  • The Meydan-e-Shah square in Ispahan vue from the Grand Bazaar entrance.
    The Meydan-e-Shah square in Ispahan vue from the Grand Bazaar entrance.
  • Meydan-e-Shah square in Ispahan; at the end the Shah square and over the right the Ali Qapou palace.
    Meydan-e-Shah square in Ispahan; at the end the Shah square and over the right the Ali Qapou palace.
  • The Forty Columns palace (Chehel Sotoun) in Ispahan.
    The Forty Columns palace (Chehel Sotoun) in Ispahan.
  • All images on this page are reproduced with the kind authorisation of Mr. Christian Pirot from Pirot Editions.