Qajar Newspapers in 2017 Tehran Press Exhibition

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 14:04

‘Press Treasure’ pavilion affiliated to the Mostazafan Foundation has presented original newspapers and magazines from the Qajar era (1785-1925) at the 23rd Tehran Press Exhibition, October 27-November 3.

Press Treasure is a museum that collects samples from the first issues of press publications from the Qajar era until now, Tehran Times reports.

Director of the museum, Gholam Hossein Taqavi, told ISNA, “our main objective in participating at this year’s exhibit is to introduce and present old publications including magazines, newspapers, press-related documents and cultural calendars.”

Taqavi recalled that hundreds of newspapers and periodicals were published during the Qajar era. “We also are presenting historical books related to the press and media along with signboards belonging to famous newspapers of the past.”

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