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Mughal and Persian Paintings and Illustrated Manuscripts in the Raza Library, Rampur

By: Barbara Schmitz & Ziyad-Din A. Desai (Eds)

Price: $80.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/Aryan Books International: 2006

Seller ID: 101652

ISBN: 8173052786

Condition: New


During the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century, the Nawwabs of Rampur, the hereditary rulers of Rohilkha??, a district some 75 km, east of New Delhi, amassed a large collection of books and art, including illustrated books and album paintings. Their collection was given to the people of India after independence.The Raza Library at Rampur thus possesses a remarkable collection of Mughal and Persian paintings and illustrated books. This includes miniatures from the great Jaha?girnama, considered by many as the greatest of all Mughal .illustrated manuscripts. The Raza ... View more info