Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4553 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Miscellaneous Persian documents


Album of miscellaneous official documents, letters, drawings, calligraphic specimens and presentation pieces, and detatched leaves (from BL MSS Delhi Arabic 65, Persian MS 763), from Mughal, Arcot, Nizami, Qajar, and Gulf (Arabic) sources, several relating to the family of Tipu Sultan

IOL stamp dated 8 Apr. 1932

Notes apparently by Charles Ambrose Storey (1915) indicating the contents of the album were assembled under his guidence

Unfoliated; estimated 16 folios/items approximately, remaining 3/4 of volume left blank

Language(s): Persian & English & Arabic

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 16 ff. approx.
Dimensions (leaf): 622 × 378 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 19th-20th centuries CE ; India & London, United Kindgdom


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