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Mughal art. The child Akbar and his mother
Emperor Akbar inspecting a wild elephant
From the Mughal India blog post 'Akbar's most influential adviser'
Peacocks, squirrels and cranes An illustrated folio of Babur Namah Mughal, Akbar period, dated A.S. 1598
Thesis5: Akbar because he was responsible for initiating Akbar-style design, which combined Persian, Indian, Byzantine, Turkish, and Islamic motifs.
Amulet, 11th century; Fatimid, Egypt Ink on paper H. 9 in. (23 cm), W. 3 1/4 in. (8.4 cm) Centuries before block printing was introduced in Europe, the technique was used in the Islamic world to produce miniature texts consisting of prayers, incantations, and Qur’anic verses that were kept in amulet boxes. The text on this amulet is in the angular kufic script. The six-pointed star, a familiar symbol in Islamic art, is usually called "Solomon's seal."
“The Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry is a very richly decorated Book of Hours. It was painted sometime between 1412 and 1416 by the Limbourg brothers for their patron Jean, Duc de Berry. Featured here are the Labors of the Months, the section illustrating the various activities undertaken by the Duke’s court and his peasants according to the month of the year.” www.artexperience...
Radium dial painters working in a factory for the United States Radium Corporation. The company spread misinformation to deny the dangers of Radium, allowing more workers to be exposed and sickened, until the "Radium Girls" took them to court, exposing the matter to the media and public scrutiny. The women from the court case mostly died, painfully, in their thirties.