Nur-ud-din Mohammad Salim, Jehangir

Nur-ud-din Mohammad Salim, Jehangir (1569 – 1627)

Fourth Mughal Emperor, was fascinated with art, science & architecture. The worlds’s first seamless celestial globe was built by scientists under his patronage. Sir Thomas Roe, England’s ambassador had taken permission of trade in India during his rule in 1614.

Drawn & Copper engraving by Alain M. Mallet (1630 – 1706), published in Description de Universe in French edition 1683

Size: 8 x 5 in. (20.3 x 12.7 cms.)
Date of printing – circa 1680