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Bahadur Shah Zafar, the last Mughal Emperor, in 1858 after his trial for his role in the 1857 Indian Rebellion against the British. He was exiled to Burma. At this point in history the title of Mughal Emperor was mostly symbolic. His political power didn't extend beyond the city of Delhi.


From the #MughalIndia blog post 'Rare portrait of Ikhlas Khan, the African Prime Minister of Bijapur'. Image: Ikhlas Khan, Bijapur, c. 1650, Johnson Album 26, no. 19


The Nasīr al-Mulk Mosque is a traditional mosque in Shiraz, Iran - Gorgeous colors and meticulous design


Persia | Portrait of Nasr-al-Din Shah Qajar (reg. 1848-96), seated on a chair, signed by Sayyid Muhammad al-Husaini al-Imami | Dated AH 1265/AD 1849


A magnificent, large, diamond-set enamelled gold Portrait of Muhammad Shah Qajar (r. 1834-48) Persia