PRINCE SALĪM AT A JHAROKA WINDOW DURING MUGHAL EMPEROR SHAH ALAM II 1759–1806
December 31, 1799
The Morgan Library and Museum
Shah Alam II 1759–1806
Prince Salīm at a jharoka window
India, ca. 1800-1850.
Description:1 single leaf : paper on card, ill. ; 415 x 299 mm
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Credit: Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
Miniatures (Illuminations)--19th century.
Paper (fiber product)
Language: Surround in Persian.
Notes: Ms. Mughal miniature; illuminated in the first half of the nineteenth century.
Surround dated 1163 Hegira (i.e. 1749-1750).
Miniature measures 135 x 83 mm.
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.458.12r.
Publications on: Islamic and Indian manuscripts and paintings in the Pierpont Morgan Library / Barbara Schmitz.
New York : The Library, 1997, no. 50, p. 157; figure 214.
Subjects: Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627.
Manuscripts, Persian--New York (State)--New York.
Dept./Collection: Pierpont Morgan Library Dept. of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
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Thank You for Suggestion and replaced image with proper one.
This is not the same may be one of his great grand children ???