Welch, Stuart Cary, Annemarie Schimmel, Marie L. Swietochowski, and Wheeler M. Thackston (1987). The Emperors' Album: Images of Mughal India. This is a landmark publication. Here the fifty leaves that form the Kevorkian Album, one of the world's great assemblages of Mughal art and calligraphy, are presented together for the first time. To read more, download this publication on “MetPublications”. #MetPubs
Elephant shows scale. The Peruvudaiyar Kovil, also known as Brihadeeswara Temple, RajaRajeswara Temple and Rajarajeswaram at Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva and an art of the work achieved by Cholas in Tamil architecture. The temple is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Great Living Chola Temples"
Newly weds, circa early 1940's. Lucknow, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, India. In this picture, the groom is wearing a Sherwani, a North-Indian style turban and a Chooridar Paijama. The lovely bride is wearing a Farshi Paijama.