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Source 1937 - Free Library of Philadelphia - Oriental Manuscripts of the John Frederick Lewis Collection in the Free Library of Philadelphia (Collection Catalog)
Cat./Lot # 42
Manuscript Details
Titles Waqf-namah'i Shah Sultan Husayn Safavi = وقفنامۀ شاه سلطان حسین صفوی
Authors Ḥusayn I, Shah of Iran, 1668-1726 (recorded as Shah Sultan Husayn Safavi)
Manuscript Dates 1118 A.H./1706 A.D. (1705 to 1714)
Scribes Muhammad Baqir b. Ismail al-Husayni al-Khatunabadi
Languages Persian
Places Isfahan, Persia, Asia
Folios 13 Lines 5 Columns
Height 229 Width 166 Alt Size
Other Info

a historical and official document, written by the order of Shah Sultan Husayn Safavi, acknowledging a religious endowment to the people of the city of Isfahan; written in excellent Thuluth, on thick native glazed paper; the first folio is missing from the beginning; folio 10a contains the date of transcription 1118 A.H. (1706 A.D.); the seal of the Shah is stamped at the bottom of the page (folio 10a), and has the date 1125 A.H. (1713 A.D.): it was evidently affixed seven years after the transcription; has multiple seals of various dates

Provenance Information
(No Date) Free Library of Philadelphia
(No Date) Lewis, John Frederick, 1860-1932
(No Date) Ja'far-'Ali
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