What do you imagine hearing the word “harem”? Do you think of thousands of young beauties in the “golden cage”, able to awaken every man’s desire in a second?
Alas, the reality is much more complicated, and not all our expectations become true. Today Wnews is ready to break all your stereotypes.
This is shah Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, he ruled Iran in the end of 19th century. He was fond of science and culture development, but his most eager passion was photography.
According to Shiite rules of that time is was strictly forbidden to take pictures of people’s faces – especially women. But infused ruler never minded and organized his firs royal studio to take pictures of his favorite wives.
So, what do you think of this real eastern beauty?
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