Portrait of a Parsi.
creator of digital collection
Portrait of a Parsi in a studio in India. The Parsi were a sect of followers of Zoroaster which fled from Persia to avoid persecution by the Muslims. They flourished under British rule and became very successful merchants. Hand written on the negative is "A PARSI". This is a 9 1/2" x 7 1/2" gelatin silver print.
date of photograph
Rotated 90 degrees counter clockwise.
Digital Images of gold toned albumen print taken with a Nikon D800 digital camera
use with permission Denver Museum of Nature and Science