Shah Jahan (1592-1666)
Size: 19.1 x 14.8 in (48.5 x 37.6 cm)
Date of printing: 1880s-1890s
Jahangir’s third son, Shahab-ud-din Muhammad Khurram, better known as Shah Jahan (King of the World), was the fifth Mughal emperor from 1628 to 1658. Under his reign, the Empire reached the peak of its political and cultural glory, the golden age of Mughal architecture. The most famous monument commissioned by Shah Jahan is the Taj Mahal in Agra, in which is entombed his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal.