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Mughal Empire

The Mughal Empire was an imperial power in the Indian subcontinent from about 1526 to 1757. At the height of their power in the late 17th and early 18th centuries, they controlled most of the subcontinent - extending from Bengal in the east to Balochistan in the west, Kashmir in the north to the Kaveri basin in the south. The V&A's collection of Mughal court arts includes some of the most important pieces in the world.

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Wonders of Nature: Ustad Mansur at the Mughal Court (Hardcover)

Wonders of Nature: Ustad Mansur at the Mughal Court (Hardcover)

A comprehensive collection of Mughal Natural History drawings, centred on the art of Ustad Mansur with current scientific information. Includes rare M…

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Event - Bejewelled Treasures: The Al Thani Collection

Sat 21 November 2015–Sun 10 April 2016

EXHIBITION: Discover the evolution and enduring influence of Indian jewellery from the Mughal Empire to the modern day. The exhibition will present over 100 spectacular items of Indian and Indian inspired jewellery, including precious jewels of breath-taking quality, exquisite enamelling and bejewelled ornaments.

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