Azerbaijan International

Summer 2005 (13.2)

Interiors: National History Museum

Taghiyev's Residence

Naila Valikhanli, Director of the National History Museum which is located in Taghiyev's residence. Here she is standing in front of the large cabinet in the Occidental Hall. This is one of the few pieces of original furniture that remains. Perhaps, it was simply too large for someone to walk off with easily when the Bolsheviks took control of Baku in 1920. Photo: Betty Blair.

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