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 13 Mar 2013 Rare Paintings
Tombs at Khuldabad - 1830

Pen and ink and wash drawing of tombs at Khuldabad by Francis Gresley (1807-1880), c.1830s. Inscribed on the drawing is: 'Durgah of Zurzuree Zurbuksh at Rozah'. On the reverse is a pencil drawing of a church, possibly Goa.

Khuldabad, meaning ?Heavenly Abode?, is an... Read More
 12 Mar 2013 Rare Photographs
Tomb of Mowlana Zarzari Zarbuksh, Rauza - 1890

Close view of tomb of Zar Zari Baksh from the inner courtyard, from the Curzon Collection: 'Views of Caves of Ellora and Dowlatabad Fort in H.H. the Nizam's Dominions' taken by Deen Dayal in the 1890s. Rauza or Khuldabad, meaning ?Heavenly Abode? ... Read More
 12 Mar 2013 Rare Paintings
View of Rauza from cave temple of Jagannath Sabha, Cave 33, Ellora - 1849

Wash drawing of Rauza from the cave temple of Jagannath Sabha by an anonymous artist in 1849. This is one of 83 drawings (78 folios) mainly of landscapes and antiquities in the northem Deccan, made during a tour chiefly ... Read More
 12 Mar 2013 Rare Photographs
Bird's-eye view of the tombs at Khuldabad - 1868

Photograph of tombs at Rauza in Maharasthra, taken by Henry Mack Nepean in 1868, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. Rauza, or Khuldabad, meaning ?Heavenly Abode? is an old walled town renowned for its onion-domed tombs. The tow... Read More
 12 Mar 2013 Rare Paintings
Muslim mausoleum, probably at Rauza - 1849

Wash drawing of a Muslim tomb, probably at Rauza by an anonymous artist dated 22nd September (probably 1849). This is one of 83 drawings (78 folios) mainly of landscapes and antiquities in the northem Deccan, made during a tour chiefly to Ellora, Rauz... Read More
 12 Mar 2013 Rare Photographs
Tomb of Aurangzeb, Khuldabad - 1890

View of the entrance to the chamber of Aurangzeb's Tomb photographed from the Curzon Collection: 'Views of Caves of Ellora and Dowlatabad Fort in H.H. the Nizam's Dominions' taken by Deen Dayal in the 1890s. Aurangzeb's Tomb (d.1707) is situated at Rauza or ... Read More
 12 Mar 2013 Rare Paintings
'The tomb of Auranzebe. (He desired in his will that not more than 8 rupees was to be expended on it) - 1850

Water-colour painting of the tomb of Aurangzeb at Khuldabad in Maharashtra by William Carpenter (1818-1899), 1850-1856.

The simple grave of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, ruled 1658-1... Read More
 12 Mar 2013 Rare Photographs
The Paradise Cottage (Rest house), Rauza - 1890

Photograph of the Paradise Cottage (Rest house) and a number of tombs, Rauza, Maharashtra from the Curzon Collection: 'Views of Caves of Ellora and Dowlatabad Fort in H.H. the Nizam's Dominions' taken by Deen Dayal in the 1890s. Rauza or Khuldaba... Read More
 12 Mar 2013 Rare Photographs
Pavilions in Aurungzeb's pleasure gardens, Khuldabad (Rauza) - 1868

Photograph of pavilions at Khuldabad photographed by Henry Mack Nepean in 1868, from the Archaeological Survey of India Collections. Rauza, or Khuldabad, meaning ?Heavenly Abode? is an old walled town in Maharashtra renowned f... Read More
 12 Mar 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Maasir-i-Alamgiri
A History of Emperor Aurangzib-Alamgir (reign 1658-1707 AD) of Saqi Mustad Khan
Translated into English by Jadunath Sarkar
Published by Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal, Calcutta - 1947

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 24 Feb 2013 Rare Maps
Titel Les Indes orientales [Kartenmaterial] : sous le nom d?queles est compris l?empire du Grand Mogol, les deux presqu?isles de ?a et de la le Gange, les Maldives, et l?isle de Ceylan a quoy quelque uns joignent encore les grandes isles de la Sonde, qui sont Sumata, Java, et Borneo: les Phili... Read More
 22 Jan 2013 Rare Paintings
Portrait of an emperor (Shah Alam II 1728-1806?) enthroned, facing right. Imperial portrait.

Watercolour and gilt on paper

By permission of The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford Read More
 21 Jan 2013 Rare Paintings
The tomb of the Emperor Shah 'Alam at the dargah of Qutb-Sahib at Mahrauli - 1815

Watercolour of tomb of Shah Alam from 'Views by Seeta Ram from Gheen to Delhi Vol. VI' produced for Lord Moira, afterwards the Marquess of Hastings, by Sita Ram between 1814-15. Marquess of Hastings, the Governor... Read More
 21 Jan 2013 Rare Paintings
A prospect view of the city of Benares spread out along the bank of the Ganges from Shivala Ghat to Aurangzeb's mosque - 1765

A prospect view of the city of Varanasi (Benares) spread out along the bank of the Ganges from Shivala Ghat to Aurangzeb's mosque, with the camp of the Mughal Emperor, ... Read More
 21 Jan 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The History of the reign of SHAH-AULUM, the present emperor of Hindostaun. Containing the transactions of the court of Delhi, and the neighbouring states, during a period of thirty-six years: interspersed with geographical and topographical observations on several of the princi... Read More
 21 Jan 2013 Rare Paintings
Shah 'Alam, Mughal Emperor (1759?1806), Conveying the Grant of the Diwani to Lord Clive, August 1765
By Benjamin West

The Emperor is seated on his throne under a canopy. He is handing the grant to Lord Clive, who stands on his right.

Date painted: c.1818
Oil on canvas, 290 x 400 cm

Col... Read More
 12 Jan 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
AKBARNAMAH
By Abul Fazl i Mubaraki i Allami
Edited for The Asiatic Society of Bengal by Maulawi Abd-ur-Rahim
Printed at The Urdoo Guide or Muzhurool Ujayeb Press, Calcutta - 1877
In Persian
In Two Volumes

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 12 Jan 2013 Rare Paintings
Akbar inspecting a wild elephant captured from a herd near Malwa in 1564. Painting from the Akbarnama, 1590-1595.


The Akbarnama was commissioned by the emperor Akbar as the official chronicle of his reign. It was written by his court historian and biographer Abu'l Fazl between 1590 and 1596 ... Read More
 16 Nov 2012 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Relations of Shah Abbas the Great, of Persia, with the Mogul Emperors, Akbar and Jahangir
By Clara Cary Edwards
Source: Journal of the American Oriental Society, Vol. 35 (1915)

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Jahangir Entertains Shah Abbas from the St. Pe... Read More
 16 Nov 2012 Rare Paintings
Saru Taqi, a Safavid courtier
ca. 1618

Bishandas
Mughal dynasty
Reign of Jahangir

Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
H: 21.6 W: 14.3 cm
India

This painting is a relatively rare portrait of an important Safavid historical figure by a celebrated Mughal painter. The painting ... Read More