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File:Shah Alam II, 1790s.jpg


Artist Unknown
Title Shah Allum the Present Emperor of Hindostan
"Shah Allum the Present Emperor of Hindostan," a steel engraving from the 1790's (with modern hand coloring)
Date 1790
Medium steel engraving (with modern hand coloring)


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