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A beautiful painting of Dara Shikoh's gray horse. Dara Shikoh was an Imperial Prince and the eldest son of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, but was defeated in his bid for the imperial throne by his younger brother Prince Muhiuddin (who became Emperor Auragzeb). As featured in the British Library exhibition, Mughal India: Art, Culture and Empire.

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A newly-identified portrait of Prince Dara Shikoh who was executed in 1659, at the request of his younger brother and new emperor Aurangzeb (ruled 1658-1707). Murar, 1631-32.

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Dara Shikoh Entering Lahore Fort, Pergamon Museum, Berlin Mughal miniature from the 17th century. Opaque colours and gold on paper.

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“A Prince with his Beloved” India, Amber or Jaipur; 1st half of 18th century. Miniature pasted on cardboard. Leaf: 24.5 × 18.9 cm

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ca. 1628. Sultan Muhammad Dara Shikoh as a boy with archery kit. The eldest son and heir apparent of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan but was defeated and later killed by his brother in 1659 in a power struggle for control of Mughal India.

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