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Page of disasters, from the Tarikh-i Alfi (History of the Thousand [Years])

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December 31, 1594
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Akbar 1556–1605

Page of disasters, from the Tarikh-i Alfi (History of the Thousand [Years])

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Page of disasters, from the Tarikh-i Alfi (History of the Thousand [Years]) c. 1595 Part of a set. See all set records India, Mughal, 16th century, made for Akbar (reigned 1556–1605) Opaque watercolor, gold and ink on paper Overall: 41 x 22.6 cm (16 1/8 x 8 7/8 in.) Dudley P. Allen Fund 1932.36 DID YOU KNOW? Devastation after an earthquake includes a horse trapped under a fallen pavilion. PROVENANCE ?-1932 (Ajit Ghose, Calcutta, India, sold to the Cleveland Museum of Art) 1932- The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH CITATIONS The Cleveland Museum of Art. The Cleveland Museum of Art Handbook. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1958. Mentioned and Reproduced: cat. no. 776 archive.org The Cleveland Museum of Art. Handbook of the Cleveland Museum of Art/1966. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1966. Reproduced: p. 237 archive.org The Cleveland Museum of Art. Handbook of the Cleveland Museum of Art/1969. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1969. Reproduced: p. 237 archive.org The Cleveland Museum of Art. Handbook of the Cleveland Museum of Art/1978. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1978. Reproduced: p. 304 archive.org EXHIBITION HISTORY Indian Miniature Rotation (Gallery 115). The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (August 13, 2003-February 18, 2004). Indian Miniature Rotation (Gallery 115). The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (August 18, 2004-May 23, 2005). Exhibition of the Month: Indian Miniatures. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (July 15-September 28, 1952). Art and Stories from Mughal India. The Cleveland Museum of Art (organizer) (July 31-October 23, 2016).

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