Eton Pote 325 (Eton College Library, Eton College)
Colophon further notes: Copied on the order of Chud-hri Muhammad AfDal.
Note concerning manuscript: Begins with a Preface containing a list of contents (6 folios).
15 lines per page.
Ruled in double red (gold on the first opening). Rubrications in red.
F.1v: illuminated sarlauh (with gold ruling).
Brown leather, Indian style. Inlayed turanj and pendants with painted silver frame. Marbled paper doublures. Dimensions: 20.5 × 12.5 × 1.8 cm. Unboxed. Polier's number: 882.
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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