An unusual drawing of Akbar, not too long before his death in 1605

Source:  Bamber Gascoigne, The Great Moghuls (New Delhi:  B.I. Publications, 1971), p. 106.  Photographs by Christina Gascoigne. Scan by FWP, Sept. 2001.

Akbar in old age, in a painting probably commissioned by Shah Jahan, c.1650; from the collection of the Aga Khan Museum (*more information*); click on the image for a large scan

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