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Mughal Painting at its Zenith

Visiting Scholar Lecture
‘Mughal Painting at its Zenith: The Life and Times of the Indian Emperor Shah Jahan’

2.00pm Sunday 27 November 2005

One of the greatest treasures in the Royal Collection, the Padshahnama (or Chronicle of the King of the World) is an Islamic manuscript which is the official record of the life of Shah Jahan, fifth Mughal Emperor and builder of the Taj Mahal.

Visiting scholar Oliver Everett, Librarian Emeritus of the Royal Library, Windsor Castle, UK, will present a special illustrated lecture providing an insight into this unique manuscript.

Bookings required. Telephone (07) 3840 7255 during office hours. Lecture Theatre

This event is presented by the Australian Centre of Asia–Pacific Art (ACAPA). ACAPA is the research arm of the Queensland Art Gallery’s Asian and Pacific activities.