SDMA Exhibition

Indo-Muslim Cultures in Transition
Conveners: Karen Leonard & Alka Patel
31 October-2 November 2008
The University of California, Irvine: Social Sciences Plaza B 1208


Alams in front of glazed tile panel with calligraphy in the main shrine, Badshahi Ashurkhana (late 16th-early 17th century), Hyderabad.
© Didier Tais 2008.

Ceiling panel from Khilwat Mubarak, Chowmahalla Palace (18th-19th centuries), Hyderabad.
© Alka Patel 2008.

Architectural elements from the Paigah Tombs (18th century), Hyderabad.
© Alka Patel 2008.

'Merchants of Lucknow' (engraving), 1880-1889. From James Anthony Walsh (1867-1936), Observations in the Orient: the Account of a Journey to Catholic Mission Fields in Japan, Korea, Manchuria, China, Indo-China, and the Philippines (New York: Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America, c1919), p. 386.

Samuel Bourne (1834-1912), 'Gateway to Hooseinabad Bazaar, Lucknow, India', 1863-1866. Albumen print from wet collodion on glass negative. The Victoria and Albert Museum, London (UK).

The Char Minar (ca. 1591), Hyderabad. Photographed from the southwest.
© Didier Tais 2008.

'Nizam Mahbub Ali,' 1908 (photographic postcard). Printed in Luxemburg.
Kenneth Robbins Collection.
[Pictured: Fateh Jang Nawab Mir Mahboob Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VI, r. 1869-1911.]

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