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W.704, Single leaf of an elephant attacking a horse and rider


This color wash and illuminated drawing depicts an elephant with two archers attacking a rider on horseback. The attribution in the lower right corner reads "the work of Thākur Dās." The image is surrounded by illuminated frames and a border of pink-tinted, gold-sprinkled paper. On the back is an unsigned sample of calligraphy in nastaʿlīq script in both Arabic and Persian.

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    1. fol. W.704a

      W.704, fol. W.704a
    2. fol. W.704b

      W.704, fol. W.704b

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