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A raid on Homs during the caliphate of Musta'in: PD.44-1949

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A raid on Homs during the caliphate of Musta'in
The destruction of the city of Raiy in Persia in the reign of the Calioh Mustansir, in an earthquake


Unknown (Miniaturist)


Illustrated leaf from Emperor Akbar's manuscript of the Tarikh-i Alfi.

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1946 by P.C. Manuk and Miss G.M. Coles, through the National Art Collections Fund.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1949) by Manuk, P. C. and Coles, G. M., Miss


Circa 1592 - 1594 1594

School or Style

Mogul School

Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support: composed of paper 'larger' Dimensions: Height 417 mm Width 216 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Bodycolour on paper, text in nasta'liq script

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.44-1949
Primary reference Number: 33392
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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