Islamic Heritage Project

Bhaet : manuscript, 1890?

Description:
Narratives to be recited at the commemorative assembly (majlis) held on the 30th and 40th days after the martyrdom of Imām Ḥusain.
Place Of Origin:
India
Creation Date:
1890
Extent:
1 v. (52 leaves)
Language:
Indic languages
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Ismailites
Religious literature
Islamic sects
Ismaili literature
Indic literature
South Asian literature
Notes:
Foreign wove paper, made in Austria (1889) and England (1890) for Shaikh Ahmad Shaikh Dawood of Bombay.
21 x 16 cm. (17 x 13 cm.).
Written in black ink, 11-12 lines per page.
Single section laced into cover board; half-cloth covering with marble paper.
Pages slightly discolored; otherwise no significant damage.
MS Indic 2534. Houghton Library, Harvard University.
In Hindustani in Khojki script.
Microfilm. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Library Microreproduction Service, 1988-1990. 119 microfilm reels : negative ; 35 mm.
Microfilm. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard College Library Imaging Services, uuuu. 35 mm.
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Repository:
Master Microforms, Harvard University
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Microforms, Lamont Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990119191790203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990119191790203941/catalog