Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 347896 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections

Contents

1 copy of An album of specimens of Persian calligraphy executed in India

Calligraphic pages with illuminated borders. Includes an autograph of the Emperor ʻĀlamgīr in shikastah

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 22 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Various calligraphic styles

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired from the collection of William H. Morley in 1856

Availability

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