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Islam Collection

"Islam: A Tapestry of Faith, Culture

Background imageIslam Collection: Rostam asleep, near his horse and a slaughtered leopard

Rostam asleep, near his horse and a slaughtered leopard
LRI3725853 Rostam asleep, near his horse and a slaughtered leopard, from a manuscript of the Shahnameh, by Firdawsi (gouache on paper) by Persian School; Biblioteca Nazionale, Naples

Background imageIslam Collection: The white demon Akvan carries Rostam (or Rustam), son of Zal

The white demon Akvan carries Rostam (or Rustam), son of Zal
LRI3725848 The white demon Akvan carries Rostam (or Rustam), son of Zal, from a manuscript of the Shahnameh, by Firdawsi (gouache on paper) by Persian School; Biblioteca Nazionale, Naples

Background imageIslam Collection: Cedars of Lebanon

Cedars of Lebanon
Travelers stopping to rest among a grove of cedars in Lebanon. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageIslam Collection: Muslim woman kneeling on prayer mat saying prayers, Jordan, Middle East

Muslim woman kneeling on prayer mat saying prayers, Jordan, Middle East

Background imageIslam Collection: Islamic carvings, Alhambra, Spain

Islamic carvings, Alhambra, Spain
Islamic carvings, Alhambra, Granada, Spain. These carvings are in the Hall of the two Sisters. Alhambra is a walled city and fortress

Background imageIslam Collection: Dome of the Rock and the Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Dome of the Rock and the Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Background imageIslam Collection: The Dance of Dervishes, c1870. Artist: W Forrest

The Dance of Dervishes, c1870. Artist: W Forrest
The Dance of Dervishes, c1870. Whirling dance and practice of the Mevlevi Order in Turkey

Background imageIslam Collection: Veiled Egyptian Woman - Cairo

Veiled Egyptian Woman - Cairo. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageIslam Collection: Mostar, the Old Bidge over the Neretva river, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar, the Old Bidge over the Neretva river, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Old Bridge (Stari Most) reflected in Neretva River, Bosnia and Hercegovina, at dusk, long exposure. The bridge is a famous tourist destination

Background imageIslam Collection: Palestinian women in Jerusalem, 1800s

Palestinian women in Jerusalem, 1800s
Arab women getting water from a fountain in Jerusalem, 1800s. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageIslam Collection: Arab empire, mid-700s

Arab empire, mid-700s
Empire of the Arab Caliphs, middle of the 8th century. Printed color lithograph

Background imageIslam Collection: GEUR2D-00047

GEUR2D-00047
Arabic inscription carved in a palace wall of the Alhambra, a medieval Moorish city, Granada, Spain. Digital photograph

Background imageIslam Collection: Alhambra palace and reflecting pool, Granada, Spain

Alhambra palace and reflecting pool, Granada, Spain
The Palacio del Portico within the Alhambra, a medieval Moorish city in Granada, Spain. Digital photograph

Background imageIslam Collection: Mosaic with arab and kufic caligraphy (top) on a wall of the

Mosaic with arab and kufic caligraphy (top) on a wall of the Madrasa. Fes. Morocco

Background imageIslam Collection: Iraq - Tomb of Husayn Ibn Ali at Karbala

Iraq - Tomb of Husayn Ibn Ali at Karbala
Karbala (Karbala al-Muqaddasah) in Iraq - the Tomb/Shrine of Husayn ibn Ali - a holy site of Shiah Islam. It stands on the site of the grave of Husayn ibn Ali, the second grandson of Muhammad

Background imageIslam Collection: Arabs fighting tigers in the desert

Arabs fighting tigers in the desert
Tigers attacking an Arab caravan in the desert. Color lithograph reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageIslam Collection: Seljuk Turks defeated at Dorylaeum, First Crusade

Seljuk Turks defeated at Dorylaeum, First Crusade
Crusaders under Godfrey of Bouillon, defeating Muslim forces of Sultan Kilij Arslan at Dorylaeum in Asia Minor, 1097. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageIslam Collection: Israel, Jerusalem, Dome of the Rock

Israel, Jerusalem, Dome of the Rock

Background imageIslam Collection: Egypt - Old Egyptian men at prayer

Egypt - Old Egyptian men at prayer

Background imageIslam Collection: Dome of the Rock and the Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Dome of the Rock and the Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Background imageIslam Collection: Mecca / Kaaba

Mecca / Kaaba
THE KaBA AT MECCA

Background imageIslam Collection: The famous white pigeons, Shrine of Hazrat Ali, Mazar-I-Sharif, Balkh province

The famous white pigeons, Shrine of Hazrat Ali, Mazar-I-Sharif, Balkh province, Afghanistan, Asia

Background imageIslam Collection: Whirling dervishes

Whirling dervishes, Istanbul, Marmara province, Turkey, Europe

Background imageIslam Collection: Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, Israel

Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem, Israel. Middle East

Background imageIslam Collection: Shrine of Hazrat Ali, who was assassinated in 661, Mazar-I-Sharif, Balkh province

Shrine of Hazrat Ali, who was assassinated in 661, Mazar-I-Sharif, Balkh province, Afghanistan, Asia

Background imageIslam Collection: Mali, Timbuktu

Mali, Timbuktu. An Islamic teacher corrects a childs homework on a wooden slate in Timbuktu. Since ancient times, Timbuktu has been a place of Islamic learning

Background imageIslam Collection: Muslim with prayer beads, Abene, Casamance, Senegal, West Africa, Africa

Muslim with prayer beads, Abene, Casamance, Senegal, West Africa, Africa

Background imageIslam Collection: Dome of the Rock and the Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Dome of the Rock and the Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Background imageIslam Collection: Dome of the Rock and the Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Dome of the Rock and the Western Wall, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Background imageIslam Collection: Pilgrims at the Shrine of Hazrat Ali, who was assassinated in 661, Mazar-I-Sharif

Pilgrims at the Shrine of Hazrat Ali, who was assassinated in 661, Mazar-I-Sharif, Balkh province, Afghanistan, Asia

Background imageIslam Collection: Islam / Whirling Dervishes

Islam / Whirling Dervishes
Whirling Islamic Dervishes

Background imageIslam Collection: Oman, Muscat. Souvenirs for sale at a shop in the old souk of Mutrah

Oman, Muscat. Souvenirs for sale at a shop in the old souk of Mutrah

Background imageIslam Collection: India, map with illustrations showing distinguishing features

India, map with illustrations showing distinguishing features

Background imageIslam Collection: Scene from Song of Roland

Scene from Song of Roland
Roland blowing his warhorn in battle against the Saracens at Roncesvalle, 789 AD. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageIslam Collection: Arabic style colorful wooden door, Fez, Morocco, North Africa

Arabic style colorful wooden door, Fez, Morocco, North Africa

Background imageIslam Collection: Ambassador Cornelis Calkoen at his Audience with Sultan Ahmed III, c

Ambassador Cornelis Calkoen at his Audience with Sultan Ahmed III, c
3545931 Ambassador Cornelis Calkoen at his Audience with Sultan Ahmed III, c.1727-30 (oil on canvas) by Vanmour, Jean Baptiste (1671-1737); 90x121 cm; Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Background imageIslam Collection: Muslim woman praying, Lome, Togo, West Africa, Africa

Muslim woman praying, Lome, Togo, West Africa, Africa

Background imageIslam Collection: The Sunset Prayer in the Desert, c1913. Artist: Charles JS Makin

The Sunset Prayer in the Desert, c1913. Artist: Charles JS Makin
The Sunset Prayer in the Desert, c1913. From With Pen and Camera in Three Continents by Charles J. S. Makin, F.I.C. F.C.S. [The Tribune Publishing Company, London, 1913]

Background imageIslam Collection: United Arab Emirates, Dubai. Burj Khalifa at dusk, with light show

United Arab Emirates, Dubai. Burj Khalifa at dusk, with light show

Background imageIslam Collection: Morocco, Marrakech-Safi (Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz) region, Marrakesh

Morocco, Marrakech-Safi (Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz) region, Marrakesh. Colorful painted ceiling at Bahia Palace (Palais de la Bahia)

Background imageIslam Collection: Aya Sofia (Hagia Sophia)

Aya Sofia (Hagia Sophia), Sultanhamet, Istanbul, Turkey

Background imageIslam Collection: Abd-ar-Rahman III (889- 961). Emir and Caliph of Al-Andalus

Abd-ar-Rahman III (889- 961). Emir and Caliph of Al-Andalus. Abd-ar-Rahman III and his court (1885) by Dionisio Baixeras Verdaguer (1862-1943) depicting the Caliphs reception of the monk John Gorze

Background imageIslam Collection: View of Jerusalem and the Dome of the Rock from the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel

View of Jerusalem and the Dome of the Rock from the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Background imageIslam Collection: Illustration of flag of Iraq, 1991-2004, a horizontal tricolor of red, white, and black

Illustration of flag of Iraq, 1991-2004, a horizontal tricolor of red, white, and black, with Takbir between three green stars

Background imageIslam Collection: Evening Prayer in the Sahara, 1863 (oil on canvas)

Evening Prayer in the Sahara, 1863 (oil on canvas)
XIR78298 Evening Prayer in the Sahara, 1863 (oil on canvas) by Guillaumet, Gustave (1840-87); 137x285 cm; Musee d Orsay, Paris, France; (add.info.: Priere du Soir dans le Sahara; ); French

Background imageIslam Collection: Leader of the Nation of Islam. Photograph, mid 20th century

Leader of the Nation of Islam. Photograph, mid 20th century
ELIJAH MUHAMMAD (1897-1975). Leader of the Nation of Islam. Photograph, mid 20th century

Background imageIslam Collection: Shrine of Husayn ibn Ali - Karbala

Shrine of Husayn ibn Ali - Karbala
Karbala (Karbala al-Muqaddasah) in Iraq - the Tomb/Shrine of Husayn ibn Ali - a holy site of Shiah Islam. It stands on the site of the grave of Husayn ibn Ali, the second grandson of Muhammad




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"Islam: A Tapestry of Faith, Culture, and History" From the intricate Islamic carvings adorning the walls of Alhambra in Spain to the serene sight of a Muslim woman kneeling on her prayer mat in Jordan, Islam weaves together diverse elements that span continents and centuries. In Cairo, a veiled Egyptian woman stands as a symbol of resilience and grace amidst bustling streets. Traveling back in time to the 1800s, Palestinian women gather in Jerusalem, their presence echoing strength and determination. The Old Bridge over the Neretva river in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina tells tales of unity bridging divides through its architectural marvel. The majestic Cedars of Lebanon stand tall as ancient witnesses to faith's endurance throughout generations. Reflecting upon history, we encounter the Arab empire flourishing during the mid-700s—a testament to intellectual advancements that shaped civilizations. Even propaganda postcards cannot overshadow Islam's essence; they merely serve as reminders that misunderstandings can arise from fear or ignorance. Yet amidst turmoil depicted by Arabs fighting tigers in desert landscapes lies an unwavering spirit rooted deep within this faith. Journeying further reveals breathtaking sights like Alhambra palace with its reflecting pool—an oasis for contemplation and beauty nestled within Granada's embrace. And who could forget Dome of the Rock standing proudly alongside Western Wall? These landmarks embody spiritual significance not only for Muslims but also for those seeking solace or connection across cultures. Islam is more than just a religion—it is an intricate tapestry interwoven with artistry, devotion, history, and diversity. It invites us all to explore its rich heritage while fostering understanding among nations worldwide—bridging gaps between past and present so that we may forge a brighter future together.