He spent some time in Iraq, and won a crown of endless favor: he would enter the presence of Bahá’u’lláh and many a time would accompany Him on foot to the Shrine of the
He was an early martyr of the Faith, was the recipient of the Tablet of the Verse of Light, as he had requested that Bahá'u'lláh interpret the isolated letters at the chapter beginnings of
In December 1898, with the kindness and graciousness of Phoebe, she invited Robert (as her butler) to assist her, along with Lua and others to visit the Holy Land.
He was made a Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects.
"Lua in Persian means 'Flag', and you must be my flag and wave it in the East and in the West!" ‘Abdu’l-Bahá said to Lua Getsinger when she visited Him as a prisoner of