Shemasha (Deacon) Ishai d'Mar Shimun (half-brother of Patriarch Mar Rowel and father of the next Patriarch of the Church of the East, Mar Benyamin), seated, with secretary and servants, possibly in Urmia, Persia or Turkey
Photograph shows standing behind Ishai d'Mar Shimun (left to right): Younnan Qambar of Eyal, Yacuo Youkhanna, Golo Pokho Quchanos, Okhky de Mar Bishu, Sh. Attyeya Quchanos, Henardo Daniel Quchanos, and Yousep Mr Nissan Katooni. (Source: C. Nelson, Shimun family member, 2019)
Title devised by Library staff.
Caption from Bain News Service on the negative: "Persia - Nestorian Archbishop, his secy and servants" misidentifies Ishai d'Mar Shimun as an archbishop.
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