This lithographed line drawing
accompanied the 'Kulliyat-e Ghalib' published in 1863
by Naval Kishor Press. If
you read Urdu, here is *more
information* about the various extant pictures of Ghalib.
and Islam, 'Ghalib: Life and Letters, Volume I, 1797-1869'
University Press, 1969), frontispiece. Scan by FWP. The caption
picture is by Russell and Islam.
A portrait of Ghalib that was
the British among Bahadur Shah's possessions after the
has been dated to 1856. Click on the image for a very large
scan. It is apparently a copy of *this original*, which is now
in the Red Fort Museum
Source: These scans were generously supplied by Satyanarayana Hegde
Mumbai, from his personal collection of Ghalibiana, 2010-11.
A print of what was apparently the
only photo taken of Ghalib, in 1868; *with
of Taftah from
the same collection*
Source: The photo belonged to Mrs. Santosh Mathur,
of Babu Shiv Narain, who was a friend of Ghalib's; it is now in a
private collection in Allahabad. The scan is provided here through
courtesy of Alok Rai and Rajul Mathur, and through the good offices
Francesca Orsini, Jan. 2010.
Ghalib as imagined by the modern
Pakistani artist and calligrapher Sadiqain, in a commemorative
issued in 1969; click on the image for a very large scan
Source: scanned by FWP, June 2009
Ghalib as imagined by M. F. Husain;
click on the image for a very large scan
Source: Provided courtesy of Karen Zitzowitz, 2005
What if Ghalib appeared as a patron
Pakistan? An imagination by Murad Khan, 2010
Source: Courtesy of the artist, Mar. 2010
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