The Capture of the Rebel Bahadur Khan, 1567
from the Akbarnama


It depicts Bahadur Khan, who had rebelled against the authority of the Mughal emperor Akbar, captured and displayed as a prisoner in front of the emperor. Bahadur Khan is shown on foot with his hands bound, facing Akbar, who is depicted on horseback with a parasol held over his head as an emblem of royalty.
Note the helmets with nasals
Outline by Kesu the Elder, painting by Madhu the Elder. V&A Museum.

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Mughal Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers in the Akbarnama




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