Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4550 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Irvine Collection

Tarikh-i Muzaffari


1 copy of Tārīkh-i Muẓaffarī by Muḥammad ʻAlī Khān Anṣārī

A history of the Mughals completed originally in 1202 (1787-8) but subsequently continued to a later date, by Muḥammad ʻAlī Khān Anṣārī. This copy extends to the death of Āṣaf al-Dawlah in 1212 (1797).

Copy transcribed for A. Kinloch Forbes.

Lacuna of two blank leaves after f. 216.

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 247 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 450 × 292 mm.
Additions: Rubrications; many spaces for headings; overlinings in red



Origin: 29 Muḥarram 1266 AH; 15 December 1849 CE ; India

Provenance and Acquisition

A. Kinloch Forbes


A. Kinloch Forbes

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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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 E207/6_f065r


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