Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

RAS Persian 181. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)

Persian Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: A description of the public buildings of Shahjahanabad (Delhi) and the neighbouring region, mainly concerned with the…

Not completed. A number of gaps are left, intended for further inscriptions and plans or pictures of buildings. Folio one, recto: Presented by E. Elliot Esq March 5. 1831. Text lacks title. Sultan Singh states in the colophon that he wrote the inscriptions and the parts in nasta'liq. Written for Munshi Muhammad Hasan Sahib.

Incipit: Incipit (heading): Masjid-i jami'-i Dar al-khilafa Shahjahanabad
Language(s): Persian.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: Folios 64
Dimensions (leaf): 13 × 8.5 in.

Layout

11 lines on a page

Hand(s)

Nasta'liq and thuluth. Sultan Singh

Binding

Brown leather binding.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by E. Elliot.

Availability

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