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Portrait of Shah Alam (r. at Delhi 1760–1790)

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Inscription

On front: Persian inscription identifying subject. On reverse: scribbled Hindi inscription, not read.

Provenance

Given to the MFA in 1915 by Denman Waldo Ross.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian, 19th century

Object Place

Northern India

Dimensions

15.3 x 12.4 cm (6 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.85

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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