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Explicit Page with Colophon


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The final page of Walters manuscript W.591 ends with the colophon written within a triangular form.
Provenance Izzat [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ex libiris (min kutub), seal erased on fol. 1a]; 'Abd al-Qadir [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ex libris, fol. 1a]; Muhammad Amin, Inspector of awqaf [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [bequest entry on behalf of Bashir Agha with seal and the shelfmark 419 on fol. 1a; bequest (waqf) seal of of Bashir Agha dated 1130 AH/AD 1717; the same seal is also present on fols. 2a, 35a, 52a, and 77b; the shelfmark 419 is also inscribed on the tail edge]; al-Hajj Bashir Agha Dar al-Sa'adah, 1130 AH/AD 1717, by bequest [ex libiris, dated 1158 AH/AD 1745 (plus his seal) on fol. 1a, middle of the page; the same seal is also on fols. 32b and 78a]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] tamma wa-al-hamd li-Llāh awwalan wa--<ā>khiran wa-al-salāh wa-al-salām 'alá rasūlih Muhammad /1/ wa-ālih wa-sahbih bātinan wa-zāhiran 'alá anāmil afqar khalq Allāh wa-ahwajihim /2/ Muhammad ibn Pīr Ahmad al-shahīr bi-Arghūn al-Shīrāzī 'afá Allāh 'anhumā fī <ā>akhir Sha'bān /3/ li-sanat thamān 'ashar wa-tis'imi<'>ah al-hijrīyah bi-baldat [sic] /4/ al-tayyibah al-Būrsah hafizahā Allāh /5/ 'an al-<ā>fāt /6/ tamma /7/
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
918 AH/AD 1512 (Ottoman)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.591.78A
Measurements
H: 7 1/16 x W: 4 1/2 in. (18 x 11.5 cm)
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