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"Women Feasting on a Balcony", Folio from the Davis Album

Mughal paintings from the seventeenth century sometimes depict the private life of the court, illustrating the quiet moments of emperors, queens, princes, and princesses in a manner very different from formal p... more

"Prince Feasting on a Balcony", Folio from the Davis Album

Paintings of the mid-seventeenth century depict the private life of the court, illustrating the quiet moments of the emperors, queens, princes, and princesses in a manner very different from their formal portra... more

"Diana, Goddess of the Hunt", Folio from the Davis Album

Although painted by an Indian artist, the style and subject of this painting of the Goddess Diana are distinctly European. It was likely painted in India during the reign of the Mughal emperor Jahangir (1605–27... more

"Prince Killing a Lion", Folio from the Davis Album

This dramatic scene depicts a prince stabbing a wounded lion as his horse sinks its teeth into the lion's neck. On the basis of the tightly wound turban with a thick bulge in front and a fanned end with flowers... more

"A Gathering of Court Women", Folio from the Davis Album

A rare glimpse into the lives of women at the court, this scene shows them reclining on textiles with Chinese-inspired phoenixes and clouds, eating pomegranates and peaches, and listening to the drum. The jewel... more

"Summer, from a Series of the Four Seasons", Folio from the Davis Album

In the foreground a standing woman turns her head slightly to her right. She holds a basket of cucumbers in her right hand while lifting her dress with her left. The woman's dress and pose and the thatched bu... more

"A Nighttime Gathering", Folio from the Davis Album

According to new research this painting by the late Safavid artist Muhammad Zaman depicts a comet streaking across the sky while two scholars and their Indian attendants confer by candlelight. Signed and dated... more

"Portrait of the Russian Ambassador, Prince Andrey Priklonskiy", Folio from the Davis Album

This portrait from the Davis Album is one of several similar works depicting the same subject. From the velvet vest and furred collar and cap, the sitter can be identified as a Russian dignitary. In 1673, as th... more

"Two Old Men in Discussion Outside a Hut", Folio from the Davis Album

Like several other folios in the Davis album, this painting is framed by a border of naturalistically rendered sprays of flowers in vibrant colors. Here, the artist blends Persian, Indian and European modes of ... more

"Aquatic Birds at a Pool", Folio from the Davis Album

This album page contains a highly naturalistic image of water birds surrounded by a floral border that incorporates the images of two figures that appear to be based on European sources. Of the four pages from ... more

"Portrait of a Persian Lady", Folio from the Davis Album

This folio depicts a lady seated on a balcony before an expansive landscape. The artist has used European techniques of modeling and shading in rendering the face, neck, and hands. The landscape in the backgrou... more

"Copper Plate Printers at Work", Folio from the Davis Album

This illustration of printers at work comes from the famous Davis Album, which contains miniature paintings and drawings from Iran and India. This work is dated in an inscription at the bottom to 1784–85 and ma... more

A. J. Davis, Scrapbook VII

Alexander Jackson Davis (American, New York 1803–1892 West Orange, New Jersey)

Presentation Sword and Scabbard of Brigadier General Daniel Davis (1777–1814) of the New York Militia

Following the War of 1812, the State of New York awarded twelve swords to military officers who commanded troops within its borders. This example was presented posthumously to Brigadier General Daniel Davis (17... more

map from "Tracts relative to the Island of St. Helena; written during a residence of five years ... Illustrated with views engraved by Mr. William Daniell, from the drawings of Samuel Davis"

This image has been taken from scan 000419 from "Tracts relative to the Island of St. Helena; written during a residence of five years ... Illustrated with views engraved by Mr. William Daniell, from the drawin... more

fauna from "Greenland, the adjacent seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean, illustrated in a voyage to Davis's Strait, during the summer of 1817"

This image has been taken from scan 000189 from "Greenland, the adjacent seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean, illustrated in a voyage to Davis's Strait, during the summer of 1817". The title a... more

Puffinus gravis from "Greenland, the adjacent seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean, illustrated in a voyage to Davis's Strait, during the summer of 1817"

This image has been taken from scan 000179 from "Greenland, the adjacent seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean, illustrated in a voyage to Davis's Strait, during the summer of 1817". The title a... more

Vulpes lagopus from "Greenland, the adjacent seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean, illustrated in a voyage to Davis's Strait, during the summer of 1817"

This image has been taken from scan 000133 from "Greenland, the adjacent seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean, illustrated in a voyage to Davis's Strait, during the summer of 1817". The title a... more

map from "Greenland, the adjacent seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean, illustrated in a voyage to Davis's Strait, during the summer of 1817"

This image has been taken from scan 000200 from "Greenland, the adjacent seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean, illustrated in a voyage to Davis's Strait, during the summer of 1817". The title a... more

fauna from "Greenland, the adjacent seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean, illustrated in a voyage to Davis's Strait, during the summer of 1817"

This image has been taken from scan 000182 from "Greenland, the adjacent seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean, illustrated in a voyage to Davis's Strait, during the summer of 1817". The title a... more

hunters from "Greenland, the adjacent seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean, illustrated in a voyage to Davis's Strait, during the summer of 1817"

This image has been taken from scan 000107 from "Greenland, the adjacent seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean, illustrated in a voyage to Davis's Strait, during the summer of 1817". The title a... more

map from "Greenland, the adjacent seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean, illustrated in a voyage to Davis's Strait, during the summer of 1817"

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "Greenland, the adjacent seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean, illustrated in a voyage to Davis's Strait, during the summer of 1817". The title a... more

fauna from "Greenland, the adjacent seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean, illustrated in a voyage to Davis's Strait, during the summer of 1817"

This image has been taken from scan 000136 from "Greenland, the adjacent seas, and the North-West Passage to the Pacific Ocean, illustrated in a voyage to Davis's Strait, during the summer of 1817". The title a... more