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  • Place of origin:

    Delhi (possibly, printed)

  • Date:

    1530 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Rubbing on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by H. B. Bompas, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case E, shelf 2, box D

Physical description

Rubbing of architectural relief ornament from a mosque

Place of Origin

Delhi (possibly, printed)


1530 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Rubbing on paper

Object history note

Rubbings by the late Archdeacon Tribe of architectural relief ornament from the Mosque (Musjid) at Kharpur, Delhi. Late Pathan style. Pathan could be a reference to the Pashtun people - one of the largest ethnic groups in India and Afghanistan.

Descriptive line

Anonymous. Rubbings (4) of architectural relief ornament from the Mosque (Musjid) at Kharpur, Delhi.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1913, London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1914


Paper; Ink; Indian Ink




Architecture; Islam; Religion; Rubbings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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