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Calligraphia Persica et picturae, c. 1602, 1603

MS. Laud Or. 149

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Thirty pictures, illustrating Indian life, manners and customs, harem and love-scenes, battle scenes, birds, etc.


  • c. 1602, 1603


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MS. Laud Or. 149


Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘A 181’, see Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, p. 14

Custodial History

Stated to be non-Laudian, but query. Manuscript 2847 acquired by the Bodleian Library


15 1/8 x 10 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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