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Images for High Profile Jamatkhana and Aga Khan Museum in Toronto: Groundbreaking by H.H. The Aga Khan - 2010-05-28

2010-05-28- Toronto - Aga Khan at Foundation Ceremony 04

2010-05-28- Toronto - Aga Khan at Foundation Ceremony 04

His Highness the Aga Khan and Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper (R) view a model of the Ismaili Centre and Aga Khan Museum for Islamic Art and Culture and their Park during the foundation ceremony in Toronto May 28, 2010.

Source: 
Reuters Pictures at Dailylife Publishers

2010-05-28- Toronto - Aga Khan at Foundation Ceremony 05

2010-05-28- Toronto - Aga Khan at Foundation Ceremony 05

His Highness the Aga Khan and Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper (R) view a model of Ismaili Centre and Aga Khan Museum for Islamic Art and Culture and their Park during the foundation ceremony in Toronto May 28, 2010.

Source: 
Reuters Pictures at Dailylife Publishers

2010-05-28- Toronto - Aga Khan at Foundation Ceremony 06

2010-05-28- Toronto - Aga Khan at Foundation Ceremony 06

His Highness the Aga Khan speaks during the foundation ceremony for the Ismaili Centre and Aga Khan Museum for Islamic Art and Culture in Toronto May 28, 2010.

Source: 
Reuters Pictures at Dailylife Publishers

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2010-05-28- Toronto - Aga Khan and Harper 01.jpg

His Highness the Aga Khan and Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveil the commemorative plaque for the Ismaili Centre and Aga Khan Museum for Islamic Art and Culture and their Park during the foundation ceremony in Toronto May 28, 2010.

Source: 
www.theglobeandmail.com

2010-05-27- Prince Rahim Arrival in Toronto 01.jpg

2010-05-27- Prince Rahim Arrival in Toronto 01.jpg

Upon his arrival in Toronto, Prince Rahim is introduced to Jamati leaders by Ismaili Council for Canada Vice-President Malik Talib.

Source: 
Gary Otte

2010-05-27- Aga Khan Arrival in Toronto 01.jpg

2010-05-27- Aga Khan Arrival in Toronto 01.jpg

At his arrival in Toronto, Mawlana Hazar Imam is greeted by James Moore, the Federal Minister of Canadian Heritage, and Kathleen Wynne, Ontario’s Minister of Transportation.

Source: 
Gary Otte

2010-05-26- Aga Khan Arrival in Ottawa 01.jpg

2010-05-26- Aga Khan Arrival in Ottawa 01.jpg

Upon his arrival in Ottawa, Mawlana Hazar Imam was welcomed by Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Lawrence Cannon, Ismaili Council for Canada President Mohamed Manji, and other leaders of the Jamat and AKDN institutions in Canada.

Source: 
Zahur Ramji

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Wynford-Park-Toronto-Designs028.jpg

Artist's rendering of the Ismaili Centre, the Aga Khan Museum and Park to be built in Toronto. The groundbreaking ceremony for the project is on Friday.

Source: 
Vancouver Sun, Handout

2010- Wynford Drive Before the Park 01.jpg

2010- Wynford Drive Before the Park 01.jpg

An aerial view of the Wynford Drive site, which is being developed into a park where the Ismaili Centre, Toronto and the Aga Khan Museum will be situated. The site is clearly visible from the adjacent Don Valley Parkway thoroughfare.

Source: 
Imara Wynford Drive

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Wynford-Park-Toronto-Designs026.jpg

The new Ismaili Centre being built in Toronto will include the biggest Islamic museum in the English-speaking world.

Source: 
Imara (Wynford Drive) Ltd.

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Wynford-Park-Toronto-Designs006

An artist's rendering shows the pools in the formal garden.

Source: 
Imara Wynford Drive Ltd.

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Wynford-Park-Toronto Designs025.jpg

Artist's rendering of the Wynford Dr. Aga Khan Museum project which will include an Ismaili centre and park. The project is being designed by Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki.

AK-Museum-Alam-16thCentury.jpg

AK-Museum-Alam-16thCentury.jpg

Standard (alam), Iran, 16th century: Made of steel, standards usually decorated bowls used as drinking vessels or food containers for wandering ascetics. This pear-shaped standard contains an inscription which can be read from different angles. The text from top to bottom says: “Ya Allah, ya Muhammad, ya ‘Ali” (“O God, O Muhammad, O Ali).

AK-Museum-Sultan-Selim.jpg

AK-Museum-Sultan-Selim.jpg

A portrait of Sultan Selim shows him as larger than life, in a luxurious fur-lined and gold garment.


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