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From the Mughal India blog post 'Akbar's most influential adviser'

A King in Court A folio from the Aiyar-e-Danish (A Book of Animal Fables) Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 1596-7 Painter: Basawan Size: 24.8 x 13.9 cm Bharat Kala Bhavan, No. 9065/3

The Drowning of the Chinese Beauty A folio from the Aiyar-e-Danish (A Book of Animal Fables) Mughal, Reign of Akbar, 1596-7 Painter: Mishkin Size: 24.8 x 13.9 cm Bharat Kala Bhavan, No. 9065/22

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.

Henri de Ferrières, Les Livres du roy Modus et de la royne Ratio 314 by peacay, via Flickr