A Jelowdar sketched from life. Head of the caravan.

Jelowdar, Wahhabism, Sunni Islam, Wahhabi, Salafi, Iran
Jelowdar.

One of the Envoy’s Jelowdar.

A person who leads and looks after a horse on the road.

Sketched from life by Sir J. Sutherland.

Source: An Account of the Transactions of His Majesty’s Mission to the Court of Persia, in the Years 1807-11: To which is appended a brief history of Wahauby. By Sir Harford Jones Brydges. Publisher: James Bohn, London 1834.

Sir Harford Jones Brydges (1764-1847) was an English diplomat and author, ambassador to the court of Fatḥ-ʿAlī Shah Qājār from 1807 to 1811. Lieutenant James Sutherland (1784-1850), Bombay Infantry, was Engineer-Surveyor on the expedition. He was created Knight of the Lion and the Sun by the Shah in 1810.

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