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open Armenia 1 1 56 56
open Australia 2 2 2 2
open Austria 1 3 85 85
open Belgium 1 1 0
open Canada 3 35 62 9 28 16 5 2 2
open Denmark 2 37 73 6 16 31 14 2 4
open Egypt 1 7 239 71 72 49 14 11 22
open France 9 61 1035 10 202 288 290 86 111 48
open Georgia 2 12 74 1 16 44 13
open Germany 9 46 1227 41 183 330 425 88 101 59
open Greece 1 3 3 2 1
open Hungary 4 6 58 20 2 36
open India 38 109 3000 74 381 369 774 83 1028 17 274
open Iran 19 95 1786 4 146 623 234 88 473 218
open Iraq 1 1 0
open Ireland 2 29 632 110 62 143 151 106 58 2
open Israel 1 15 52 6 17 3 25 1
open Italy 9 12 336 1 17 91 176 51
open Kuwait 2 18 58 9 36 1 1 2 9
open Malaysia 2 4 18 2 15 1
open Netherlands 1 1 20 20
open Pakistan 19 45 235 4 15 65 147 1 3
open Poland 5 5 30 29 1
open Portugal 1 1 0
open Qatar 1 16 168 6 10 18 134
open Romania 1 1 1 1
open Russia 5 33 1147 53 149 201 451 162 131
open Singapore 1 2 2 2
open Spain 1 1 80 80
open Sweden 1 2 31 31
open Switzerland 6 132 635 45 151 199 98 23 116 1 2
open Tajikistan 2 4 39 32 7
open Turkey 6 77 1218 140 546 453 79
close UK 26 308 4308 35 749 1172 1009 483 643 12 201
close Birmingham, Special Collections open 1 72 20 52
close Cambridge, Ancient Indian and Iran Trust open 1 29 29
close Cambridge, Cheffins open 1 5 5
close Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum open 5 101 28 4 69
close Cambridge, University Library open 10 269 11 69 12 1 119 12 45
close Exeter, Devon and Exeter Institution open 1 0
close London, The British Library open 39 1293 295 347 457 104 86 4
close London, The British Museum open 34 73 14 7 8 5 37 1 1
close London, Christie's open 47 188 19 93 32 8 14 22
close London, Colnaghi Auction House open 1 1 1
close London , Francesca Galloway open 4 4 3 1
close London, Keir Collection open 29 142 10 63 26 43
close London, Noor Collection open 1 0
close London, Royal Asiatic Society open 2 51 35 1 14 1
close London, Sam Fogg open 14 94 1 39 10 34 10
close London, School of Oriental & African Studies open 6 101 6 47 43 5
close London , Simon Ray open 1 1 1
close London, Sotheby's open 59 192 8 1 127 29 23 4
close London , Spink open 2 3 2 1
close London, Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding open 19 48 28 20
close Manchester, John Rylands University Library of Manchester open 11 648 100 282 104 162
open OR F40 Q vol.1 open 13 13
open OR F40 Q vol.2 open 13 13
open Ryl Pers 220 open 0
open Ryl Pers 525 open 76 76
open Ryl Pers 8 open 19 19
open Ryl Pers 869 open 86 86
close Ryl Pers 9 open 66 66
001v Illuminated unvan open              
007v Iluminated unvan open              
018r The blacksmith Kava and his two sons before Zuhhak open              
028v The murder of Iraj by his brother Tur open              
038v Zal brought down the mountain from the Simurgh's nest by his father Sam open              
044r Meeting of Zal and Rudaba in the palace of the latter's father, Mihrab open              
052r Sam receives Sindukht as envoy from the King of Kabul open              
078r Rustam about to slay the witch: his arms are piled on a stool behind open              
080v Rustam slays the White Demon in his cave open              
090v Kay Ka'us in his flying-machine, represented like a golden boat in which the king sits open              
094v Tahmina enters Rustam's chamber open              
105v Rustam discovers Suhrab's identity open              
115v The fire ordeal of Siyavush open              
138r The murder of Siyavush open              
148v Kay Khusraw discovered by Giv open              
154r Blank space left for a minature of the fording of the Jihun open              
158v Enthronement of kay Khusrau open              
169r Jarira commits suicide over her son's body open              
183r Blank space for miniature of the Turanian wizard brewing a snow-storm open              
196r Rustam shoots Ashkabus and his horse open              
206v Rustam lassoing the Khaqan of Chin open              
217r The Div Akvan flings Rustam into the sea open              
221r Bizhan slaughters the wild boars open              
234v Rustam rescues Bizhan from the pit open              
264v Barzu's mother prevents Rustam from killing Barzu open              
270r Tus entertained by Susan the sorceress in her tent open              
313r Combat of Gudarz and Piran open              
329r Battle between Kay Khusraw and Afrasiyab after the death of the latter's son Shida. open              
335v Rustam and the Persians attacking the fortress of Gang Dizh open              
348v Kay Khusrau kills Afrasiyab while Garsivaz watches open              
364v Gushtasb slays the 'wolf', his wounded horse in the foreground open              
389r Gurgsar captured by Isfandiyar open              
393r Isfandiyar's fourth labour: he kills the sorceress open              
405r Rustam, cooking his supper, kicks back the rock rolled down on him by Bahman open              
410v Blank space left for miniature of the dispute between Rustam and Isfandiyar open              
418v Rustam shoots Isfandiyar in the eyes with the magic arrow open              
429r The laundryman finding in the river the casket containing the infant Darab open              
436v Iskandar and the dying Dara open              
457r Preliminary outline sketch for a miniature, in orange paint open              
470v Blank space left for a miniature illustrating the story of the Worm of Kirman open              
497r Bahram Gur, while executing his master-shot, rides his camel over his fallen mistress Azada open              
503r Blank space left for a miniature of Baharam Gur winning the crown from between the lions open              
509r The cobbler riding the king's lion, followed by a running footman open              
525v Bahram Gur throws an Indian wrestler at the court of Shangul open              
554r Preriliminary outline sketch for a miniature open              
562v Execution of Mahbud and his accomplice open              
575r A demonstration game of chess being played before Anushirvan open              
607r Blank space left for painting of Bahram Chubina fights Sava Shah open              
613r Blank space left for painting of Bahram Chubina fighting Parmuda open              
632v Blank space for the story of Khusrau going to Rum open              
641r Combat of Bahram Chubina and Kut the Roman open              
652v Murder of Bahram Chubina open              
662v Khusrau at Shirin's castle open              
665v Blank space for Barbad playing to Khusrau open              
685r Blank space for battle between Rustam and Sa'd ibn Waqqas open              
691r The body of Yazdagird flung into the millstream after his murder by the miller open              
694r Blank space left for the combat of Bizhan and Mahuy open              
open Ryl Pers 909 open 104 104
open Ryl Pers 910 open 102 102
open Ryl Pers 932 open 41 41
open Ryl Pers 933 open 128 34 94
close Oxford, All Souls College open 2 69 21 48
close Oxford, Bodleian Library open 14 709 2 173 56 41 237 89 109
close Oxford, Merton College open 1 18 16
close St Andrews, University of St Andrews Library open 1 37 37
close Windsor, Windsor Castle open 2 160 88 71 1
open USA 41 409 3558 335 300 783 1010 266 700 33 128
open Uzbekistan 1 13 253 129 109 3 3 9
open destroyed 2 2 1 1
open dispersed mss 1 15 512 412 43 50 7
open private collections 12 40 244 124 9 23 78 1 1 8
open unknown country 1 4 7 1 6
open unknown location 3 10 0