Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 16933/9 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts



1 copy of ʿArz̤ī

Title: ʿArz̤ī
Title: عرضى

Petition signed by William Hamilton Bird to unnamed addressee regarding the treatment of the Majd al-Dawlah Bahādur after his arrest

Mentions Amīr al-Umarāʾ Bahādur, ʿImād al-Dawlah Bahādur; Akbarabad (Agra), Aligarh (Kol)

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): 297 × 176 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 18th century CE ; India


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