Pictorial Genealogy of Mughal Emperor Jahangir. ca 1623-27. Legitimizing his rule by tracing his connections back to Timur.

Pictorial Genealogy of Mughal Emperor Jahangir. ca 1623-27. Legitimizing his rule by tracing his connections back to Timur.

A portrait of Jahangir and Nur Jahan, Delhi, late 19th cent. Nur Jahan was the daughter of Mirza Ghayas Beg and was first married to Sher Afkan who later died during battle. She later married Jahangir in 1611, who then gave her the title of Nur Jahan (Light of the Palace). Nur Jahan was an intelligent and cultured woman who patronised the arts and played an important role in the life of Jahangir and at court.

A portrait of Jahangir and Nur Jahan, Delhi, late 19th cent. Nur Jahan was the daughter of Mirza Ghayas Beg and was first married to Sher Afkan who later died during battle. She later married Jahangir in 1611, who then gave her the title of Nur Jahan (Light of the Palace). Nur Jahan was an intelligent and cultured woman who patronised the arts and played an important role in the life of Jahangir and at court.

Embroidered housings and trappings of the elephant and Howdah exhibited by her Majesty in Great Exhibition 1851

Embroidered housings and trappings of the elephant and Howdah exhibited by her Majesty in Great Exhibition 1851

The Last Mughal Emperor, Bahadur Shah II, with Two Sons; The Heir Apparent, Fakhrud-din Mirza at His Right, and Mirza Farkhanda. Mughal, North India, Delhi, dated in the month of Rabi I, A.H. 1254 (May-June 1838): 32 x 38 cm. Private collection.

The Last Mughal Emperor, Bahadur Shah II, with Two Sons; The Heir Apparent, Fakhrud-din Mirza at His Right, and Mirza Farkhanda. Mughal, North India, Delhi, dated in the month of Rabi I, A.H. 1254 (May-June 1838): 32 x 38 cm. Private collection.

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