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An old mullah received in the women's quarters at night

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December 31, 1759
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An old mullah received in the women's quarters at night

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An old mullah received in the women's quarters at night. Oudh, India, between 1760 and 1780. Description: 1 single leaf : paper on card, ill. ; leaf: 300 x 415 mm; image: 178 x 240 mm Credit: Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911. Genres: Miniatures (Illuminations)--India--Oudh--18th century. Paper (fiber product) Cardboard. Single leaves. Notes: Ms. Mughal miniature; illuminated in Oudh, India, between 1760 and 1780. 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. Formatted Place:India--Oudh. Cite as: Pierpont Morgan Library. MS M.458.13r. Publications on: Islamic and Indian manuscripts and paintings in the Pierpont Morgan Library / Barbara Schmitz. New York : The Library, 1997, no. 50, p. 157-158; figure 216. Subjects: 1760-1780. Dept./Collection: Pierpont Morgan Library Dept. of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

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