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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.591 has a question-and-answer in Ottoman Turkish regarding pious requests, most probably by the jurist Abu al-Su'ud Muhammad ibn Muhammad al-'Imadi (died 982 AH/AD 1574).
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.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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