Digital Rare Book:
Baburnamah - Memoirs of Babur
by Zahir al-Din Muhammad Babur (1483-1530)
Walters manuscript W.596 is a copy of the Baburnamah. Recognized as one of the world's great autobiographical memoirs, the Baburnamah is the story of Zahir al-Din Muhammad Babur (866 AH/AD 1483-937 AH/AD ...
Aurangzab's red sandstone mosque built on the site of an earlier temple of Keshava Deva - 1815
Watercolour of Aurangzeb's Idgah at Mathura from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Tughlikabad to Secundra Vol. VIII' produced for Lord Moira, afterwards the Marquess of Hastings, by Sita Ram between 1814-15. M...
Digital Rare Book:
Agra, historical & descriptive with an account of Akbar and his Court and the modern city of Agra.
By Syed Mu?ammad Latif (1851-1902)
Printed at The Calcutta Central Press Co., Calcutta - 1896
Single-page drawing after an engraving by the Flemish artist Bernard van Orley (1492-1542). Dedication to Shah Salim Jahangir before his accession to the imperial throne in 1605 and artist's signature at lower left above figure's knee. Void background. Inscribed.
An innovative approach to storytelling combining the static character of Indian miniature paintings and the kinetic properties of film, the 20-minute short film The Sword and the Flute (1959), written, directed and produced by James Ivory, tells the story of med...
The Great Moghuls (1990) is a Channel 4 documentary series covering the dramatic story of the rise of the Moghul Empire (1526-1857) of India. Over six generations, from father to son, the Great Moghuls captured, consolidated and profoundly influenced control of the vast ...
Man feeding an elephant. Single-page painting mounted on detached album folio. Man feeds elephant chained to a post; sparse green-yellow background; red border outlined in gold and containing scrolling leaf design. No text.
Ink, opaque watercolour and gold on paper.