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Portrait of an emperor mounted on a white horse and carrying a lance. c.17thC
From the 18th Century "House of Timur" Album.
Bodleian Library, University of Oxford. Manuscript Ouseley Add. 173, folio 27v. [Source & descriptions links now dead]
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Description: Portrait of an emperor mounted on a white horse and carrying a lance. [caption title] No. 27. Muhammed Shah [caption from ms. introduction].
Note the red coloured (henna) legs of the horse, see also the Persian use of this in the Battle of Chaldiran fresco at the Chehel Sotoun., a battle scene from the Tarikh-i jahanara.,
Maijnun and an Old Woman Approach the Tent of Laila & page 034 of
Dr. Kaempfer's Album of Persian Costumes and Animals
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