Nothing can be more charming than a morning walk in the immediate neighborhood of Galle. Sketches of Ceylon.
Babur setting out with his army. Indian Grand Mogul, leading a campaign. War costumes of the 16th century.
View taken from today Gongala Mountain range near Gin Ganga river. Sri Lanka near Galle.
The Ardabil carpet is a famous Iranian Persian carpet from the 16th century and at the same time the oldest carpet in the world with a specific year of manufacture.
Indian arts and crafts. Mughal Empire. Elephant Ankus. Indian dagger called Khuttar. Mongolian helmet from the 16th century.
A 16th century Persian Royal Garden Carpet. (Reputed to have been made for Shah Abbas the Great for Sefavi Palace.) Date 1587-1628
Mughal Emperor Nasir ud din Muhammad Humayun in the usual court attire of an audience. Mogul lady in a house costume. Farrukhsiyar, grandson of Grand Mogul Aurangzeb. Farrukhsiyar 10th Grand Mogul of India.
Coat of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II (1686-1743), founder of Jeypore (Jaipur); silk and gold, embroidered with silk.
Armory of H.H. The Nawab of Tonk, Rajputana (Muhammad Ibrahim Ali Khan 1848-1930), Central India.
Group of Jaipur Enamelers at work. (From “Jaipur Enamels,” by S. S Jacob and T. H. Hendley 1886.) In 1886 I wrote (Author T. H. Hendley) the text to accompany… Read More