One of six drawings of figures from the Mughal emperor's ceremonial procession on the occasion of Id. A covered sedan chair being carried by eight or nine men, wearing white with various coloured sashes and turbans. Three accompanying figures, one with a parasol.
Plate 1 from the first set of Thomas Daniell's 'Oriental Scenery.' The Jami Masjid of Delhi, the largest mosque in India, was built between 1644 and 1658, as the principal religious monument of the new capital of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, e...
Duryodhana and his brothers
Opaque water colour and gold on paper
This painting has been detached from an illustrated volume of the Razmnama, or Book of War, the Persian translation of the Mahabharata. This Sanskrit text was translated by order of the emperor Akbar so t...
This archaic battle scene, taken from the epic Razmnameh, depicts Arjuna and Bhishma in their war chariots attacking one another from opposing sides. Charioted horses await below, while a group of horsemen, sounding a trumpet and drum, stand in the top right corner.
Album leaf; painting depicting a Mulla kneeling with an open book rested against his knee expounding in the court of a mosque, surrounded by three engaged students. Another man lays (in a prostrating position) on cushions directly behind, while another man addresses a wounded foot in the foregrou...
Depiction of a scene in a school. An instructor is shown seated beneath a canopy writing on a scoll surrounded by his pupils. Outside the walls a group of men stand next to their horses listening to another man seated upon a box.
Detached album folio containing a single-page coloured drawing. ...
Plate 12 from the fourth set of Thomas and William Daniell's 'Oriental Scenery,' which they called 'Twenty-four Landscapes.' The views progress northwards from the far south at Cape Comorin to Srinagar in Garhwal in the Himalaya mountains. Kannauj was an impor...