Nizam Sikandar Jah (r.1803-29), seen in two court settings

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"TWO PORTRAITS, Hyderabad, circa 1808-16. Gouache heightened with gold on paper, each one depicting Nizam Mir Akbar 'Ali Khan Sikandar Jah, each sitting on a carpet in a garden in front of a terrace, each trimmed to miniature and mounted. Each 8 x 5½in. (20.4 x 14.1cm.)."

*The Residency, Hyderabad (Deccan); a palatial residence in classical style, with imposing entrance gateways, standing in a wooded park; a pencil drawing, c.1810* (BL)

A gold mohur issued by Sikandar Jah in 1820/1 from the Hyderabad mint, and bearing his titles and regnal year

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"The British Residency at Hyderabad," from vol. 3 of 'The Indian empire' by Robert Montgomery Martin, c.1860

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*The Residency, Chaderghat, Hyderabad; a photo by Lala Deen Dayal, 1880's* (BL)

Another view of the Residency, c.1880's

Source: ebay, July 2012

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