Three portraits of consorts of the Mughal Emperor Akbar II (reg. 1806-37): Shankar Begum, of the harem; Akhtar Mahal, his Persian wife; Asafar Mahal
Delhi, by the artists Mahmud Faizul and his pupil, Asmuddin, circa 1900, after originals of 1840-50
gouache on ivory, one oval and two rectangular, handwritten English captions, circa 1900, pasted on the mount and on the backboard, framed as one
101 x 84 mm.; 98 x 76 mm.; 80 x 63 mm.; frame overall 258 x 403 mm.