Akbar shoots the Rajput hero Jaimal at the siege of Chitor, 1568
from the Akbarnama
A larger image of Akbar shoots the Rajput hero Jaimal at the siege of Chitor, 1568, Akbarnama.
The fall of the Rajasthani fortress of Chitor in 1568, when the Mughal army succeeded in approaching the ramparts by constructing covered defences. As Akbar surveyed the battle one evening, he took aim with matchlock Sangram, at a figure in the fort whose studded coat indicated that he was a leading enemy soldier. The shot killed the man, who was discovered to be the Rajput hero Jaimal.
Mughal Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers in the Akbarnama