February 19, 2010

1898 - 1914: Western Pilgrims & Baha'is in Bombay

The First Western Pilgrims -- Winter of 1898-99. Ibrahim Kheiralla is in the middle of the front row. Lua Getsinger is second from right

Western pilgrims in Akka in early 1901
Standing left to right: Charles Mason Remey, Sigurd Russell, Edward Getsinger and Laura Barney; Seated left to right: Ethel Rosenberg, Madam Jackson (in whose house in Paris Lua Getsinger often stayed), Shoghi Effendi, unknown (possibly Helen Ellis Cole, Lua Getsinger, unknown (possibly Emogene Hoagg)

Baha'is of Bombay, India, 1914