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Birds of Hindustan and Alligators
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Birds of Hindustan and Alligators

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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.596 depicts birds of Hindustan, such as crows, magpies, and cuckoos shown living beside the water, where are found alligators.
Date Description Narrative
9/14/2015Treatmentexamined for acquisition; examined for loan; media consolidation; mounted
  • 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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10th century AH/AD 16th century (Mughal)
ink and opaque watercolor on re-margined paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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Folio H: 12 5/8 x W: 8 1/4 in. (32 x 21 cm); Image H: 9 3/16 × W: 5 11/16 in. (23.4 × 14.4 cm)
  • India (Place of Origin)
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