Mohaiyuddin Khan Photo, 1919

At 5’11’’, Mohaiyuddin Khan was tall and striking, with an aquiline nose, a pointed chin and an oval face. His passport photos show a man who could have passed for Greek or Italian. Indeed, when he landed in New York in 1913, in his mid-twenties, he declared his intention to naturalize and gave his “color” as “white” and his birthplace as London.

Date: 1919
Subject(s): Mohaiyuddin Khan
Type: Photograph
Source: Archival Creators Fellowship Program
Location: New York, NY

Collection: Gaiutra Bahadur Fellowship Project
Item History: 2020-10-22 (created); 2020-10-22 (modified)

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