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MS. Douce Or. a. 3

Douce Collection


An Album of 38 Indian Paintings and calligraphic panels.

Language(s): Persian


Origin: ; Compiled in the 18th century. CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Francis Douce, d. 1834.

The Douce bequest came to the Bodleian Library in 1834.

Record Sources

For fuller details see the record for MS. Douce Or. a. 3 in FIHRIST.


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