A Rare 1954 Video of the Hajj, With Footage of Mata Salamat, the Begum Aga Khan; and a Masterpiece Work of Art by the Begum of His Highness the Aga Khan

Note: We have noted that the video footage of Mata Salamat at the Hajj that was posted on Facebook is no longer available. Should you find the footage on the internet, please email the link to the editor at mmerchant@simerg.com.

Om Habibeh, Mata Salamat, the Begum Aga Khan (1906-2000) at the Hajj in 1954. She was accompanied by the then Prime Minister of Pakistan (Mohammad Ali Bogra) and the Governor General of Pakistan. Please click on image below to watch the rare video.
Om Habibeh, Mata Salamat, the Begum Aga Khan (1906-2000) at the Hajj in 1954. She was accompanied by the then Prime Minister of Pakistan (Mohammad Ali Bogra) and the Governor General of Pakistan. Please click on image below to watch the rare video.

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This thoughtful study of Imam Sultan Mahomed Shah, His Highness the Aga Khan III, 48th Imam of Shia Imami Ismailis, was done in clay by his wife, the Begum Aga Khan, Om Habiba. Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS
This thoughtful study of Imam Sultan Mahomed Shah, His Highness the Aga Khan III, 48th Imam of Shia Imami Ismailis, was done in clay by his wife, the Begum Aga Khan, Om Habiba. Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

Date posted: November 27, 2015.
Last updated: March 12, 2022 (see note at top).

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