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Timur enthroned with his descendants from Babur to Jahangir by Hashim - British Library Prints

Timur enthroned with his descendants from Babur to Jahangir by Hashim - British Library Prints

Timur distributes gifts from his grandson, the Prince of Multan, from Zafar-nama

Timur distributes gifts from his grandson, the Prince of Multan, from Zafar-nama

Bichitr. Akbar Hands His Imperial Crown to Shah Jahan

Bichitr. Akbar Hands His Imperial Crown to Shah Jahan

This painting is the right side of a double-page composition by the Mughal court artist La’l from the Akbarnama (Book of Akbar). It depicts wild elephants being driven into the fort at Bayanwan in the province of Narwar in central India, where a tank of water had been dug on the orders of the Mughal emperor Akbar (r.1556–1605).

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This painting is the right side of a double-page composition by the Mughal court artist La’l from the Akbarnama (Book of Akbar). It depicts wild elephants being driven into the fort at Bayanwan in the province of Narwar in central India, where a tank of water had been dug on the orders of the Mughal emperor Akbar (r.1556–1605).

АНСАР 100-95 2006г.jpg (JPEG resmi, 768 × 1002 piksel) - Ölçeklendi (78%)

АНСАР 100-95 2006г.jpg (JPEG resmi, 768 × 1002 piksel) - Ölçeklendi (78%)

This illustration by Anant depicts Akbar receiving Abdu'r Rahim, the four-year old son of Bairam Khan, at court, following his father's assassination. The child is helped onto the dais by another man, who has been identified tentatively as Ataga Khan.

Akbar and Abdu'r Rahim

This illustration by Anant depicts Akbar receiving Abdu'r Rahim, the four-year old son of Bairam Khan, at court, following his father's assassination. The child is helped onto the dais by another man, who has been identified tentatively as Ataga Khan.

A prince on a bed with a female companion. Gouache with gold on paper,  India, Mughal, mid-18th century

A prince on a bed with a female companion. Gouache with gold on paper, India, Mughal, mid-18th century

The Delivery of presents for Prince Dara-Shikoh's wedding (November-December 1632)

The Delivery of presents for Prince Dara-Shikoh's wedding (November-December 1632)

Humayun

Humayun

Babur fallen from his horse during a race

Babur fallen from his horse during a race

"Timur (1336–1405), the Central Asian ruler from whom the Mughals were descended, sits in the centre of this allegorical painting handing the imperial crown to the founder of the Mughal dynasty, Babur (r.1526–1530), who is seated to his right. On his left is Babur’s son Humayun, the second Mughal emperor (r.1530–1540 and 1544–1545), who briefly lost the throne and was forced into exile in Iran.

"Timur (1336–1405), the Central Asian ruler from whom the Mughals were descended, sits in the centre of this allegorical painting handing the imperial crown to the founder of the Mughal dynasty, Babur (r.1526–1530), who is seated to his right. On his left is Babur’s son Humayun, the second Mughal emperor (r.1530–1540 and 1544–1545), who briefly lost the throne and was forced into exile in Iran.

Aurangzeb on horseback

Aurangzeb on horseback

Detail from The battle of Kanua, 1527. A folio from the Baburnama (‘Memoirs of Babur’)   By Mahesh, 1590–93  © The British Library Board mughal india

Detail from The battle of Kanua, 1527. A folio from the Baburnama (‘Memoirs of Babur’) By Mahesh, 1590–93 © The British Library Board mughal india

Meyers' Lexicon Map - "NORTH POLE" - Chromolithograph - 1913

Meyers' Lexicon Map - "NORTH POLE" - Chromolithograph - 1913

Religious Gathering. Sunni Muslims, Shia Muslims, Hindus, Jains, Buddhists and Jesuits at Akbar's court.

Finding Tolerance In Akbar, The Philosopher-King

Religious Gathering. Sunni Muslims, Shia Muslims, Hindus, Jains, Buddhists and Jesuits at Akbar's court.

KHUSRAW AND SHIRIN ENJOYING MUSIC SAFAVID SHIRAZ, IRAN, 1530-40 AD Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, the couple seated on a gold throne, surrounded with attendants fanning them, reading or playing music, the scene set in a richly decorated palace interior, with lines of text in small black nasta'liq script above and below arranged in six columns, within gold, black and blue rules,

KHUSRAW AND SHIRIN ENJOYING MUSIC SAFAVID SHIRAZ, IRAN, 1530-40 AD Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, the couple seated on a gold throne, surrounded with attendants fanning them, reading or playing music, the scene set in a richly decorated palace interior, with lines of text in small black nasta'liq script above and below arranged in six columns, within gold, black and blue rules,