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Babur Confronting his Enemies
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Babur Confronting his Enemies

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Description This scene from Walters manuscript W.596 depicts the Mughal emperor Babur with his brave companions, confronting their enemies in the mountains of Kharabuk and Pashamun. The text refers to Babur and his few men deciding to charge the enemy, who stand immobile.
  • Mything Persons: Historic Figures in Legends of East and West. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1998.
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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10th century AH/AD 16th century (Mughal)
ink and pigments on re-margined paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 12 5/8 x W: 8 1/4 in. (32 x 21 cm)
  • India (Place of Origin)
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