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Catalogue of the Magnificent Collection of Manuscripts from Hamilton Palace

By Duke of Hamilton, William Alexander Louis Stephen Douglas-Hamilton

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Book Id: WPLBN0002827861
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Reproduction Date: 1882

Title: Catalogue of the Magnificent Collection of Manuscripts from Hamilton Palace  
Author: Duke of Hamilton, William Alexander Louis Stephen Douglas-Hamilton
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Drama and Literature, Manuscripts
Collections: Art, Authors Community, Music, Fine Arts, Literature, Language
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Publisher: Sotheby & Co.
Member Page: Historical Manuscripts Preservation

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Louis Stephen Douglas-Hamilton Duke Of Hamilton, Compile, W. A. (n.d.). Catalogue of the Magnificent Collection of Manuscripts from Hamilton Palace. Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


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Persian and Arabic Manuscripts, containing specimens of calligraphy (including one by Shah-Ma Jimud, dated A.H. 971, i.e. A.D. 1563), by the famous scribes Muliammed Alhusaini and Shah Murad, and decorated with 30 beautiful Persian Drawings, finely executed in vivid colours, heightened with gold and silver, representing portraits of shahs, horses, elephants (including white), wild beasts, ceremonies, processions, sporting scenes, lady swinging, all mounted on cardboard, within exquisitely designed borders of wild beasts, birds, flowers, c. executed in gold, silver and colours, bound in Oriental red morocco, ornamented with rich gold tooling. This superb Manuscript appears to have been arranged in 1776 for a French Officer named Major Polaire. Arabic prose and quotations from poets in Persian Verse Manuscript containing beautiful specimens of Oriental Caligrapihy, chiefly by the celebrated Scribe Mohammed AH, A.H. 1195 (a.d, 1780), and decoi-ated with 16 beautiful Persian Drawings, finely eoxcuted in vivid colours, heightened with gold and silver, representing views of palaces, horsemanship, concert of music, audience chamber, banquet, and medallion portraits of 18 Indian Emperors, mounted on cardboard, ornamented with elegant floriated borders executed in hilliant colours, heightened with gold and silver, morocco, silk linings

 

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