view archive:
Additional 18804
London, The British Library (in index)
Click the boxes to tag/un-tag this page in a workbook

Sample Illustration
© The British Library, London
This record is incomplete and has not been verified by the project. It is a work in progress. Use this information with caution.
Accession Number:
Additional 18804
Hijri Date:
1131 Rajab
Gregorian Date:
1719 June (to nearest hijri month)
Kashmir, Rajaur (Rampur)
Raja 'Azumat-Allah Khan
Khalil-Allah "Haft qalami"
Folios extant in ms.:
Columns x Rows:
4 x 20
Page Size (h x w):
352 x 245 mm
Text Size (h x w):
215 x 132 mm
Colophon Folio:
Num Other Colophons:
Ms Type:
Ms Status:
Second half
Completion Status:
No illustrations at the moment
Illuminations in ms:
Illustrations in ms:
97 ( 97 Shahnama )
Illustration Records in archive:
Last updated by:
Date last updated:
0000-00-00 00:00:00
Dating Ref:
Colophon Extracted from the colophon of the work.
Origin Ref:
Colophon Extracted from the colophon of the work.
Illustration Ref:
Titley, N.M. Miniatures from Persian manuscripts. Catalogue and subject index of paintings from Persia, India and Turkey in the British Library and British Museum. London. UK.
Illustration in archive - 97     (back to top)
f. 002r
The coronation of Luhrasp (1719)
f. 007r
Gushtasp kills a wolf in Rum (1719)
f. 009v
Gushtasp kills a dragon in Rum (1719)
f. 012r
Gushtasp kills Ilyas in combat (1719)
f. 014r
Luhrasp receives Zarir and Gushtasp on their return from Rum (1719)
f. 021v
Garami son of Jamasp attacking the enemy (1719)
f. 024v
Isfandiyar kills Bidarafsh (1719)
f. 033r
Isfandiyar lassoes the Turanian hero Gurgsar (1719)
f. 035v
Isfandiyar's first labour: he fights the wolves (1719)
f. 036r
Isfandiyar's second labour: he fights the lions (1719)
f. 037r
Isfandiyar's third labour: he fights the dragon (1719)
f. 038r
Isfandiyar's fourth labour: he kills the sorceress (1719)
f. 039r
Isfandiyar's fifth labour: he kills the Simurgh (1719)
f. 042r
Isfandiyar disguised as a merchant before Arjasp (1719)
f. 043r
Isfandiyar's sisters recognize him in merchant's clothes (1719)
f. 045r
Isfandiyar besieges Arjasp's fortress (1719)
f. 046r
Isfandiyar throws Kuhram from his saddle (1719)
f. 047r
The execution of Kuhram and Andariman (1719)
f. 048v
Gushtasp receives Isfandiyar on his return from the Haft Khvan (1719)
f. 055r
Rustam kicks aside the rock pushed by Bahman (1719)
f. 057v
Rustam and Isfandiyar parley (1719)
f. 066v
The first combat of Rustam and Isfandiyar (1719)
f. 067v
Faramarz captures Surkha, son of Afrasiyab (1719)
f. 068v
Rustam and Rakhsh wounded by the arrows of Isfandiyar (1719)
f. 071r
The Simurgh heals Rustam's wounds (1719)
f. 073v
Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow (1719)
f. 076r
Isfandiyar mourned (1719)
f. 082r
Rustam kills Shaghad before dying (1719)
f. 083v
Faramarz mourns Rustam and Zavara (1719)
f. 084v
Faramarz leads his army against the Shah of Kabul (1719)
f. 087v
The execution of Faramarz (1719)
f. 092r
Humay bequeaths the throne to Darab (1719)
f. 097r
f. 099v
Iskandar attends the dying Dara (1719)
f. 101r
Iskandar executes Dara's murderers (1719)
f. 104r
Iskandar marries Raushanak (1719)
f. 110v
Battle between the armies of Iskandar and the Fur (1719)
f. 117v
Iskandar in the land of the Brahmins (1719)
f. 118v
Iskandar sees the marvels of the eastern sea (1719)
f. 119r
Iskandar and his men are attacked by sea serpents and wild boars (1719)
f. 119v
Iskandar in Abyssinia (1719)
f. 120r
Iskandar in Abyssinia (1719)
f. 121r
Iskandar in Abyssinia (1719)
f. 121v
Iskandar kills a dragon (1719)
f. 122r
Iskandar sends a letter to the women of Hurum (1719)
f. 124r
Iskandar and the sage Khizr seek the Fountain of Life (1719)
f. 125r
Iskandar and the talking birds (1719)
f. 126r
Iskandar builds a wall against Gog and Magog (1719)
f. 127r
Iskandar sees a dead man in the palace of Yaqut-zard (1719)
f. 128r
Iskandar and the talking tree (1719)
f. 130v
Approaching Babylon Iskandar meets Gushbistar (1719)
f. 131v
In Babylon Iskandar sees the stillborn baby, omen of his death (1719)
f. 134r
Iskandar mourned (1719)
f. 137v
Gulnar sees Ardashir and falls in love with him (1719)
f. 144v
Ardashir kills Mihrak Nushzad (1719)
f. 160v
Shapur freed from Caesar's prison by the slavegirl (1719)
f. 163v
The King of Rum captive before Shapur (1719)
f. 169v
Bahram Gur hunts in the company of Azada (1719)
f. 170r
Bahram Gur shows his prowess on the hunting grounds (1719)
f. 176r
Bahram Gur fights two lions to win the throne (1719)
f. 180v
A drunken shoemaker rides on Bahram Gur's escaped lion (1719)
f. 185r
Bahram Gur kills the dragon that had killed a youth (1719)
f. 187r
f. 188r
f. 188v
f. 194r
Bahram Gur hunts lions (1719)
f. 198r
Bahram Gur captures the Khaqan of Chin (1719)
f. 204v
Bahram Gur wrestles before Shangul (1719)
f. 206r
Bahram Gur kills a wolf in India (1719)
f. 207r
Bahram Gur kills a dragon in India (1719)
f. 212v
Bahram Gur calls the Luris from Hindustan (1719)
f. 215r
Hurmuzd son of Yazdagird enthroned (1719)
f. 224r
Anushirvan executes Mazdak and his followers (1719)
f. 243v
Anushirvan's sixth majlis for Buzurjmihr and the mobads (1719)
f. 254v
f. 260v
Buzurjmihr demonstrates how to play the game of chess (1719)
f. 262r
Buzurjmihr invents the game of backgammon and shows how it is played (1719)
f. 292r
Hurmuzd watches a polo game (1719)
f. 297v
Bahram Chubina kills the fleeing Sava Shah (1719)
f. 305r
Bahram Chubina kills Maqatura (1719)
f. 306r
The monkey-lion devours the Khaqan's daughter (1719)
f. 307r
Bahram Chubina kills the monkey-lion (1719)
f. 310v
The captive Qulun mortally wounds Bahram Chubina (1719)
f. 314r
Gurdiya kills Tuvurg (1719)
f. 321v
Shirin greets Khusrau Parviz on his way to the hunt (1719)
f. 322r
Khusrau Parviz and Shirin in his palace (1719)
f. 325v
The musician Barbad plays for Khusrau Parviz (1719)
f. 330r
Khusrau Parviz learns about the rebellion of the army (1719)
f. 337r
Barbad laments for Parviz (1719)
f. 338r
Mihr Hurmuzd murders Khusrau Parviz (1719)
f. 340v
Shirin commits suicide by the coffin of Khusrau Parviz (1719)
f. 347r
Sa'd-i Vaqqas kills Rustam (1719)
f. 353r
The miller assassinates Yazdagird (1719)
f. 353v
The miller assassinates Yazdagird (1719)
f. 356r
Bizhan kills Mahuy to avenge Yazdagird (1719)
f. 356v
Yazdagird hides in the mill (1719)
f. 357r
Bizhan kills Mahuy to avenge Yazdagird (1719)