Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4061 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Irvine Collection

Kotah, history


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Excerpt from a larger, unidentified history on the Hādā (Hara) Rājpūt state of Kotah (formerly part of Bundi State)

Extending from the death of the state's founder, Rāʾū Mādav Singh Hādā (Rao Madho Singh Hara) to the reign of Mahārāʾū Bhīm Singh I(r. 1707-20)

Language(s): Persian

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Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 4 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 229 × 140 mm.


Rough nastaʿlīq in watery ink. Scribe: Muḥammad ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz of Bhitrī



Origin: 19th century CE ; India

Provenance and Acquisition

William Irvine

Muḥammad ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz of Bhitrī


William Irvine

Record Sources

Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3. Available on British Library Digitised Manuscripts, manuscript number: MSS Eur E207/7


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