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Nawab Ala Virdi Khan Visits Faqir-Ul Majd ‘Ali Shah

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Inscription

Inscription in front: Two Persian identifying inscriptions below the figures, possibly added later.

Provenance

Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1915.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian, Later Mughal period, mid-18th century

Object Place

Northern India

Dimensions

35.7 x 29.1 cm (14 1/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.89

Medium or Technique

Ink and light wash on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors