The Child Akbar Recognises His Mother. Photograph: The British Library Board

Art treasures of the Mughal empire

The child Akbar recognizes his mother at Kabul in 1545 by Madhu - British Library Prints

Mughal. British Library, Ikhlas Khan on horseback, Golconda, 1670-80 https://uk.pinterest.com/Phanerozoique/cavalier-orient/

Rare portrait of Ikhlas Khan, the African Prime Minister of Bijapur, acquired by the British Library

Painting: 'Royal Lovers' - A Prince Offering Wine to his Mistress;  1740. Mughal-Period.

For the lovely tree Royal Lovers (A Prince Offering Wine to his Mistress) Mughal.

@WhiteMughalsFan Here, some more celebration of #Diwali in the #Mughal courts.

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Lovers playing with fireworks. Painted on paper. Punjab Hills, ca (via British Museum) Lovers playing with fireworks. Painted on paper. Punjab Hills, ca (via British Museum)

Prince Shah Shuja. Assuming that I have correctly identified which of the Shah Shuja's portrait this is. Then Shah Shuja was born on 23 June 1616, in Ajmer. He was the second son and child of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and his queen Mumtaz Mahal.

Assuming that I have correctly identified which of the Shah Shuja's portrait this is. Then Shah Shuja was born on 23 June in Ajmer. He was the second son and child of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and his queen Mumtaz Mahal.

The taking of the fortress of Székesfehérvár by the Ottomans in 1543 - Hünernāme,

The taking of the fortress of Székesfehérvár by the Ottomans in 1543 - Hünernāme, Székesfehérvár, Hungary

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Illustration from: King of the World The Padshahnama - An Imperial Mughal Manuscript from the Royal Library, Windsor Castle background

Mughal miniature art form

The Mughal period in Indian history had seen widespread cultural development, especially in the field of miniature paintings.

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