National Geographic : 1932 Nov
(0) National Geographic Society RADIANT BEACONS TO THE TOMB OF THE EIGHTH IMAM AT MESHED, PERSIA Above the famous shrine of Hazrat Imam Reza, Eighth Apostle of the Prophet, two minarets and a dome, all sheathed in gold, may be seen from afar. This view is from the roof of one of several theological seminaries, grouped about the sacred precincts which no Christian may enter. v inlay iiirect color rnotograpns Dy iviaynara uwen wimlams ITINERANTCLOSE-HARMONY SINGERS OF MAZANDERAN PROVINCE Small troupes of actors and singers tour through Persia, keeping alive old native harmonies. These two young women made for the Citroen Haardt Trans-Asiatic Expedition asound-cinema record ofIranian music and rhythm at Babol (Barfrush), center of afertile section not far from the shores of the Caspian Sea.