Schach Selim, Supremus Mogol.
Very fine engraving. Platemark: 285 x 170mm (11¼ x 6¾"). Very large margins.
Nur-ud-din Mohammad Salim (1569-1627), known by his imperial name Jahangir (conqueror of the world), was the fourth Mughal Emperor who ruled from 1605 until his death in 1627. He is considered to be one of the greatest Indian Emperors and the fourth of the Grand Mughals. Plate 80 from the scarce series of historical portraits, 'Principum et illustrium quorundam virorum. Qui in Europa alibique terrarum, qua fama, qua eruditione celebres fuerunt, verae imagines', published Pieter van der Aa (1659 - 1733) c.1710.
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