Eton Pote 292(1) (Eton College Library, Eton College)
Colophon further notes: The same scribe copied King's Pote 73 and King's Pote 102 and Eton Pote 323. [One wonders if he could be the Urdu poet of Lucknow whose poetic name was Nāsikh; he lived 1771 or 1776 -1838].
15 lines per page.
Ruled in yellow with black and a navy outer. Rubrications in red.
Marbled paper with a suede spine, European style. Watermarked paper doublures. Dimensions: 23 × 20 × 3.5 cm. Unboxed. Polier's number: 786.
Provenance and Acquisition
The "Pote Collection" arrived in England from India in 1790 and was divided between the Colleges of Eton and King's, Cambridge, with the second half alphabetically going to Eton. Both halves of the collection are now housed in Cambridge University Library on permanent loan. Most if not all of the manuscripts had previously been owned by Colonel Antoine-Louis Henri Polier (1741–1795).
Gift of Edward Ephraim Pote (d.1832) in 1788.
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