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Indian miniature, unidentified subject

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An image of Miniature. Recto: Unidentified subject. Verso: Arabic calligraphy. Unknown miniaturist, Indian. One of two leaves of a manuscript, one showing calligraphy, the other an unidentified scene (Shaikh Sanan tending the swine before the Greek Christian maid with whom he was infatuated from the 'Mantik al-Tair', by 'Attar). Recto: bodycolour including white, with pen and ink and gold verso: black ink within ruled red ink lines on paper, height 171 mm, width 117 mm, 18th century. Production Note: Probably Kashmir.

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Miniature. Recto: Unidentified subject. Verso: Arabic calligraphy. Unknown miniaturist, Indian. One of two leaves of a manuscript, one showing calligraphy, the other an unidentified scene (Shaikh Sanan tending the swine before the Greek Christian maid with whom he was infatuated from the 'Mantik al-Tair', by 'Attar). Recto: bodycolour including white, with pen and ink and gold verso: black ink within ruled red ink lines on paper, height 171 mm, width 117 mm, 18th century. Production Note: Probably Kashmir.

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  • Accession Number: 3452a
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 1644 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop CS6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 320.56kB
  • Exposure time: 1/180
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1
  • Captured: 2014:09:01 11:57:57

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18th Century _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPAC _WF_OPAC_pending animal animals Arabic bodycolour calligraphic calligraphy Christians coat costume drawing female Fitz_PDP green hogs Indian infatuated infatuation jama jamah Kashmiri maidens maids male manuscript miniature piglets pigs recto script Shaikh Sanan swine texts

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