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The Mughals free pdf A facsimile edition of the much-acclaimed exhibition Mughal India: Art , Culture and Empire, curated by the British Library, London, The Mughals: Life, Art and Culture, brought to Delhi by Roli Books in collaboration with the British Library and IGNCA, showcases an extensive collection of illustrated manuscripts and paintings that depict the splendour and vibrant colour of Mughal life. From scenes of country life, including lively hunting parties and formal portraits of emperors, to illustrations of works of literature which manage to convey complex storylines in a single image, many of these works have never been published. Some of the rare exhibits on display include: Shah Jahan's recipe book, Notebook of Fragrance, an 18th century manuscript Book of Affairs of Love by Rai Anand Ram Muklis, Reminiscences of Imperial Delhi by Sir Thomas Metcafe, illustrated by Mazhar Ali Khan, a route map from Delhi to Qandahar, an earliest India Atlas, a map of Delhi, a riverfront map of Agra, a bird's eye view of Red Fort Delhi, and some of the extraordinary portraits as well as Mughal miniatures.

About J. P. Losty

J.P. Losty was Head of Visual Arts at the British Library for 34 years until his retirement in 2005. He has published extensively in illustrated Indian manuscripts and paintings in India from the 11th to the 19th centuries. Malini Roy is Curator of Visual Arts at the British Library. She received her PhD in art history from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London in 2009. John Falconer is the Lead Curator, Visual Arts at the British Library. His research interests include 19th and early 20th- century photography, particularly in India, Sri Lanka and Burma. Ursula Sims-Williams is Curator of Iranian Collection at the British Library. Dr. Muhammad Isa Waley is a Curator of Persian and Turkish Section at the British Library.

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Author : J. P. Losty
Publisher : Roli Books Pvt Ltd
Data Published : 27 August 2014
ISBN : 8174369724
EAN : 9788174369727
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 160 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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