AʻẒAM SHĀH HOLDING THE SWORD OF STATE (MS M.458.3).

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Aʻẓam Shāh holding the sword of state (MS M.458.3).

India, ca. 1825-1850.

Description:1 single leaf : paper on card, ill. ; leaf: 415 x 285 mm; image: 215 x 125 mm

Genres: Miniatures (Illuminations)--19th century.

Paper (fiber product)
Cardboard.
Single leaves.

Language: Inscription in Persian.

Notes: Ms. Mughal miniature; illuminated in the second quarter of the nineteenth century.

Identified in the inscription as a portrait of Aʻẓam Shāh, probably incorrectly so--Cf. Schmitz.
MICROFILM holding is on record for MS M.458.1r.

Provenance: Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Charles Hercules Read in 1911; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).

Associated Names: Read, Charles Hercules, Sir, 1857-1929, former owner.

Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.

Morgan, J. P. (John Pierpont), 1867-1943, former owner.

Cite as:Pierpont Morgan Library. MS M.458.3.

Publications on: Islamic and Indian manuscripts and paintings in the Pierpont Morgan Library / Barbara Schmitz.

New York : The Library, 1997, no. 50, p. 146-147.

Subjects: Manuscripts, Persian--New York (State)--New York.

1825-1850.

Dept./Collection: Pierpont Morgan Library Dept. of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts