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Animals and Birds of of Hindustan: MonkeysThat Can Be Taught to Do Tricks, from the Baburnama (Book of Babur)
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Animals and Birds of of Hindustan: MonkeysThat Can Be Taught to Do Tricks, from the Baburnama (Book of Babur)


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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.596 depicts animals of Hindustan: monkeys called bandar that can be taught to do tricks.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
9/10/2015Treatmentexamined for exhibition; examined for loan; media consolidation; mounted
Exhibitions
  • Pearls on a String: Artists, Patrons, and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Asian Art Museum, San Francisco. 2015-2016.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
10th century AH/AD 16th century (Mughal)
Medium
opaque watercolor and ink on re-margined paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.596.27B
Measurements
Folio H: 12 5/8 x W: 8 1/4 in. (32 x 21 cm); Image H: 9 1/4 × W: 5 13/16 in. (23.5 × 14.7 cm)
Geographies
  • India (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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