History

Images related to the Central Figures: the Báb

The Báb's signet ring

The castle of Máh-Kú

Detail of the arches in the room that the Báb declared

Overview of the House of the Báb,Shíráz

Orange tree planted by the Báb in the courtyard of His house,Shíráz

Shrine of the Báb

The Báb's brazier and samovar

Shrine of the Báb

Qur’án belonging to the Báb

View of the front door of the House of the Báb, Shíráz

Exterior view of the House of the Báb

The Báb's prayer beads

Shrine of the Báb

Mosque of Vakil where the Báb spoke from the pulpit

Cap worn by the Báb beneath His turban

Close-up view of the Barracks Square in Tabríz where the Báb was martyred. Photos taken in the dead of winter of a later year

The castle-fortress prison under its great cliff, the town of Máh-Kú

Room where the Báb was born, Shíráz

Shrine of the Báb and Terraces as seen from Ben Gurion

Sam Khan, commander of an Armenian Christian regiment, who asked the Báb that he be relieved of his duty to carry out the execution

Áqá Ján-i-Khamsih, commander of the Nasiri regiment, who volunteered to carry out the execution a second time

Dress worn under the jubbih, worn by the Báb

A crate containing the sarcophagus for the casket of the Báb in a house in Haifa some time before 1909. The identity of the Bahá’ís are unknown

View of the site of the moat that surrounded Tabríz, where the Báb's body was thrown

The room in the House of the Báb where the Báb declared His Mission in Shíráz, Iran, before its destruction in 1979

Shrine of the Báb

The House of the Báb, where the Báb declared His mission on 23 May 1844 inShíráz, Iran, before its destruction in 1979

Manúchihr Khan, the Governor of Iṣfahán, who provided protection for the Báb

Distance view of the Barracks Square in Tabríz where the Báb was martyred. Photos taken in the dead of winter of a later year

Shrine of the Báb

Bahá’ís of Burma with the sarcophagus they built for the sacred remains of the Báb

Historical view of the ark (citadel) of Tabríz where the Báb was confined

Castle of Chihríq

The Báb declared His mission on the night of 23 May 1844 in the upper portion of His house in Shíráz, Iran. This photo shows that portion before its destruction in 1979.

Shrine of the Báb and surrounding gardens