Bahadur Shah Zafar

Bahadur Shah Zafar (1775 – 1862)

The last Mughal emperor, a noted Urdu poet, devoted Sufi and a poor administrator. He had taken part in the first freedom fight of India against the British and was caught by the British Army and sent to the Rangoon Jail.

Steel engraving published by the London Printing and Publishing Co. Ltd., after a miniature painting on Ivory by the court painter of Delhi, later hand coloured

Size: 10.5 x 7.25 in. (26.7 x 18.4 cms.)
Date of printing – 1855