Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4384 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

St Augustine's College Collection

Divan of Chandu La'l Shadan


1 copy of Dīvān by Chandū Laʿl "Shādān"

Title: Dīvān
Title: ديوان

Collection of qaṣāʾid, ghazalīyāt, tarkībāt, tarjīʿband, and rubāʿīyāt by Mahārājah Chandū Laʿl bearing the takhalluṣ "Shādān", the prime minister of the Nizam of Hydrabad, Sikandar Jāh ibn Niẓām ʿAlī (d. 1244/1829)

Dated: 9 Ṣafar [1238/1822]

Scribe: ʿAlāʾ al-Dīn Ḥasan

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 109 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 235 × 153 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 1822 CE ; India, Hyderabad

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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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 E207/18_f067r


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