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||After three months in Chihríq, the Báb is taken under escort to Tabríz for trial. [B137; BW18:380; TN14]
- En route He stops in Urúmíyyih where the governor tests the Báb by offering Him an unruly horse to ride. The local people take away His bath water. [B138; BBR74; DB309–11]
- A sketch of the Báb is made there and later two copies of the portrait are made in water colour. The sketch and one of the water colours are now in the International Archives. [B138–9]
- See Trial of the Báb:
Shi'ite Orthodoxy Confronts its Mirror Image
by Denis MacEoin.
|Chihríq; Tabríz; Urúmíyyih; Iran; Persia
||Bab; trial; horse; sketch; portrait
|1912 1 Jun
||`Abdu'l-Bahá returns to New York. [AB206]
- He has His first sitting for the portrait painted by Juliet Thompson. [DJT299]
||Juliet Thompson; portrait; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
|1913 13 Apr
||`Abdu'l-Bahá is sick and the weather is bitterly cold. He goes to the studio of Professor Robert A. Nadler of the Royal Academy of Art to sit for a portrait. He gives him a total of three sittings during His visit to Budapest. [AB387, MRHK368-9]
- "The portrait is remarkable not only because of its art, but also because of its later miraculous fate. Reportedly, after heavy bombing in 1945, only that part of the building in which the painting was hung remained unharmed." [Renée Szanto-Felbermann Two Portraits p3, Rebirth: Memoirs of Renée Szanto-Felbermann p159]
- The painting is purchased and taken to the Bahá'í World Centre in 1972. [SBBR14p118]
||Professor Robert A. Nadler; portrait; `Abdu'l-Baha's second Western tour
|1921 28 Nov
||The Ascension of `Abdu'l-Bahá: `Abdu'l-Bahá passes away at about 1:00 a.m., in Haifa. [AB452; BBD4; BBR347; GPB311; UD170]
- For details of His passing see AB452, BW1:19-23; BW15:113-15 and GPB310-11.
- This marks the end of the Apostolic, Heroic or Primitive Age of the Bahá'í Faith and the beginning of the Transitional Formative or Iron Age. [BBD35-6]
- For a photograph of the cable sent announcing His passing see SW12, 15:245.
- For a pen portrait of 'Abdu'l-Bahá see The Oriental Rose by Mary Hanford Ford pg 158-159
- Also see AB452-83; HLS93-100.
||`Abdu'l-Baha Apostolic; Heroic or Primitive Age; Transitional Formative or Iron Age; pen portrait