Unseen photos of a theater before revolution

It is often found in connection to Ta’zieh theatre acts. It required a lot of expense and preparation, therefore was more commonly seen in towns. The storyteller is called a pardeh khan, and in the process of performing they would use a pointer to visually emphasize the story. The imagery found in these types of performances can be separated into three categories, epic paintings (stories such as Shahnameh, the Death of SiyĆ¢vash, Rostam and Sohrab, among others), romantic paintings, and religious paintings.