June 17, 1631~ Mumtaz Mahal Dies During Childbirth

Miniature portrait from Agra, India, of Mumtaz Mahal
for whom the mausoleum known as Taj Mahal was built

19th Century / Watercolor and gilding on ivory / 1 15/16”x1 1/2”
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA

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Previous June 17 posts:

Pride Month~ June 17

Charles Eames: Born June 17, 1907

Artist Birthday Quiz for 6/17~

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