Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 16933/10 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts



1 copy of ʿArz̤ī

Title: ʿArz̤ī
Title: عرضى

Petition signed by William Hamilton Bird to unnamed addressee regarding Mīrzā Rājah Bahādur's report on imperial orders for the writer to take oaths according to his faith and tradition, and his protest at being slandered by the mushīr Amīr al-Umarāʾ Bahādur

Not dated

Narrow text panel and cartouche of plain paper and sparse flecks of gold; gold ground: outer border of floral scroll in light gold wash; angled corner (bottom right)

Bonhams, Knightsbridge, Sale 22524 (5 Nov 2014, 10:30), Lot 18

Language(s): Persian & English

Physical Description

Form: leaf
Support: Individual documents attached together (along upper and lower edges) in scroll format
Extent: 1 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 287 × 179 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 18th century CE ; India


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