Emperor Shah Jahan
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- MHS 225th Anniversary
This miniature portrait by an unidentified artist depicts Emperor Shah Jahan (approximately 1592-1666), the fifth Mughal Emperor of India from 1628 to 1658. Shah Jahan erected the Taj Mahal at Agra as a tomb for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. The portrait is watercolor on ivory, set all over with red garnets.