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Akbarnama Akbar (r.1556–1605) slaying a tiger near Narwar, central India, in 1561. The royal entourage disturbed a female tiger, who sprang out from the forest and lashed out to protect her five cubs. The emperor’s companions were said to have frozen in terror, but the emperor reacted instantly, killing the tigress with one blow of his sword. His men then killed the five offspring. by Basawan Tara (the Elder) ca. 1586 - ca. 1589 VA
Prince Akbar and Noblemen Hawking, Prince Akbar and Noblemen Hawking, Probably Accompanied by His Guardian Bairam Khan, attributed to 'Abd al-Samad, Iranian (Shiraz), circa 1555-8. Opaque watercolor and ink on paper, 36.2 x 24.3 cm. Image courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Seven drawings of Mughal architecture Delhi, India (possibly, made) Agra, India (possibly, made) ca.1820 (drawn) Artist/Maker: unknown (production) Watercolour on paper- This example depicts the tomb of Itimad ud-Daula, the title given to Mirza Ghiyath Beg, a senior court official under the Mughal Emperor Jahangir (r.1605-1628). It was the first building to be constructed entirely of marble in Mughal India and was designed by his daughter.