Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4011 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Irvine Collection

Insha-yi raushan kalam


1 copy of Inshā-yi rawshan kalām by Munshī Bhupat Rāy

Collection of formal and private letters and petitions of Raʿd Andāz Khān, who worked in the dār al-inshāʾ of Timurid or Mughal Emperor ʿĀlamgīr I, and compiled later by his servant or mulāzim

Script: rough nastaʿlīq

Scribe: Sayyid Muḥammad Valī Allāh

Language(s): Persian

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Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 46 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 256 × 165 mm.


Rough nastaʿlīq. Scribe: Sayyid Muḥammad Valī Allāh



Origin: 15 May 1905 CE Benares ; India

Provenance and Acquisition

William Irvine


William Irvine


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