Manuscript/Mixed Material Shāh Jihān. شاه جهان. / Shāh Jahān

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Title
Shāh Jihān.
Other Title
شاه جهان.
Shāh Jahān
Summary
Biography of the Mogul Emperor Shahjahan.
Contributor Names
Muḥammad Ṣāliḥ Kambūh, -1674?, author.
Straton, Francis, 1796-1882, former owner.
Created / Published
[1800?]
Subject Headings
-  Shahjahan,--Emperor of India,--approximately 1592-1666
-  Mogul Empire--Kings and rulers--Biography
-  Mogul Empire--History
-  India--History
-  Manuscripts, Persian--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  Persian.
-  Title from container; label and pencilled information in manuscript erroneously identifies the work as the Shāhnāmah of Firdawsī.
-  Name of scribe not indicated.
-  "Transmitted [?] from Francis Straton ... October 1836, Bangalore" with parallel statements in Urdu and Persian.
-  Written in India.
-  Paper; cream color polished laid paper with vertical chain lines; no visible watermarks; black ink with some rubrication; scattered pencilled notes in English in margins; minor worm damage with no loss of text; catchwords on rectos.
-  Nastaʻliq; 13 lines in written area 25 x 14 cm.
-  Folios 1b-230a.
-  Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, 53.
-  Contemporary red leather binding; gold borders and medallions front and back, now mostly worn off; front cover detached.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
Medium
230 leaves (13 lines), bound : paper ; 36 x 24 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
DS461.6 .M8 1800
Digital Id
https://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.amed/plmp.m053
Library of Congress Control Number
2015481531
Online Format
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Description
Biography of the Mogul Emperor Shahjahan.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2015481531
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Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle East Division, Near East Section Persian Manuscript Collection

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Muḥammad Ṣāliḥ Kambūh, -1674?, Author, and Francis Straton. Shāh Jihān. [?, 1800] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2015481531/.

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Muḥammad Ṣāliḥ Kambūh, -. & Straton, F. (1800) Shāh Jihān. [?] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2015481531/.

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Muḥammad Ṣāliḥ Kambūh, -1674?, Author, and Francis Straton. Shāh Jihān. [?, 1800] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015481531/>.