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By Vanessa Martin

With contributions from popular specialists within the box, this book provides a great heritage to the historical past of Anglo-Iranian family members. concentrating on the political and financial dating of england and problems with strategic sensitivity, the e-book additionally illuminates British kinfolk with society and the kingdom and describes the interplay among quite a few representatives and brokers of either countries.

Anglo-Iranian kinfolk have had an extended and intricate heritage, characterised at the one hand through distrust and intrusion and at the different by way of mutual trade and knowing. This e-book explores the exciting heritage of this interactive courting due to the fact 1800, taking a look at it from various views. Drawing on formerly unavailable files in English and Persian, the booklet argues that Iran within the 19th century had a countrywide nation, which strongly defended the nationwide interests.

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27 This publication is a clearly written account of the facts and theories of Iranian art available to Murdoch Smith at the time, qualified by his field observations on technique, design, function and provenance. It is still an essential source for the artefacts of the late eighteenth to nineteenth centuries. The exhibition and publications ensured maximum circulation of information on Iranian art and established Murdoch Smith’s reputation as a pioneer scholar in the subject. 28 The acquisition, exhibition and publications accomplished the first and second aims of Murdoch Smith’s project.

24 Once the practical negotiations were completed, Murdoch Smith employed all his organizational skills and contacts to ensure the collection’s safe arrival in London. The objects were packed in sixty-two boxes, which were then transported by mules overland to Bushehr for shipment to London accompanied by a warrant 28 MAJOR-GENERAL SIR ROBERT MURDOCH SMITH from a high-ranking Iranian official giving exemption from all customs duties. News of the consignment’s safe arrival in London was telegraphed to Murdoch Smith in December 1875.

Negotiations between the British and the representatives of Shaikh Sa'dun, the ruler of Bushehr, were carried out by the EIC’s ‘provisional agent’, Mr William Andrew Price, in April 1763. Having negotiated the conditions on which the British might be allowed to establish themselves in Bushehr, Price appointed a Mr B. Jervis to the post of EIC Resident at Bushehr. Jervis became aware that Shaikh Sa'dun was subject to the authority of the Governor of Shiraz (Sadiq Khan), and that Sadiq Khan was subject to the authority of his brother Karim Khan Zand.

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