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'Timour' - figure of a man: PD.3-1981

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Current Location: In storage


'Timour' - figure of a man


Miniaturist: Unknown



History note: Rajah Naushad Ali Khan; C.J. Morris

Measurements and weight

Height: 94 mm
Width: 50 mm

Relative size of this object

5 m9.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1981) by Morris, C. J.

School or Style

Mogul School

Materials used in production

Black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen, black ink and watercolour with gilding on a washed and gilt mount decoated with a floral pattern

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Above
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: Hazrat Taimur Shah Garzam
  • Location: Below
  • Method of creation: Black ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.3-1981
Primary reference Number: 33214
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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