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Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan
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  1. Chiterin: An Illustration of the Nur Jahan Episode, © Bharat Kala Bhavan, BHU, Varanasi.
  2. Portrait of Nur Jahan Holding a Gun, by Abul- Hasan Nadiruz Zaman, 17th century CE. 10 × 6 cm. Courtesy of Rampur Raza Library.
  3. Silver Rupee with Nur Jahan and Jahangir’s Names. H. Nelson Wright, Catalogue of the Coins in the Indian Museum Calcutta 3 vols. (Oxford: Clarendon, 1908). Plate 8, 1625–28 CE.
  4. Jahangir and Prince Khurram Entertained by Nur Jahan, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, Gift of Charles Lang Freer, F1907.258.
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  5. Nur Jahan: Portrait to Be Worn As a Jewel, seventeenth century. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, the Stuart Cary Welch Collection. Gift of Edith I. Welch in memory of Stuart Cary Welch, 2009.202.4, Imaging Department © President and Fellows of Harvard College.
  6. Posthumous Portrait of Emperor Jahangir Under a Canopy (recto), c. 1650. India, Mughal, 17th century. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, borders with floral motifs in colors and gold (recto); page: 35.2 × 22.1 cm (13 7/8 × 8 11/16 in); painting; 20.4 × 8 cm (8 1/16 × 3 1/8 in). © The Cleveland Museum of Art. Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; bequest of Louise T. Cooper, Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection, 2013.329.
  7. Mausoleum of I’timad ud-Daula, 19th- century image of the exterior approach to the tomb. IAA110086 © Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Samuel Bourne (photographer).
  8. Nur Jahan, Holding a Portrait of Emperor Jahangir, c. 1627. Northern India, Mughal court, 17th century. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; page: 30 × 22.1 cm (11 13/16 × 8 11/16 in); painting: 13.6 × 6.4 cm (5 3/8 × 2 1/2 in). © The Cleveland Museum of Art. Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection, 2013.325.
  9. Mughal Brave Queen Nur Jahan with Her Husband King Jahangir After Killing Tiger with Her Spear. Painted by Ustad Haji Muhammad Sharif (1889–1978), property of S. M. Mansoor, visual artist, Lahore, Pakistan.
  10. Mughal Queen Nur Jahan with Her Hunting Falcon on Her Hand. Painted by Ustad Haji Muhammad Sharif (1889–1978), property of S. M. Mansoor, visual artist, Lahore, Pakistan.
  11. Nur Jahan’s nishan is reproduced in S. A. I. Tirmizi, Edicts from the Mughal Harem (New Delhi: Idarah- I Adabiyat- I Delli, reprint 2009), p. 19.
  12. Maps drawn by Mapping Specialists Ltd.
  13. “Taj Mahal” by Asitjain is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.
  14. Shakespeare, William. “The Tempest.” Photograph. ca 1623. The Internet Shakespeare Editions. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:FF_The_Tempest_title.jpg (accessed May 4, 2018).
  15. “Jahangiri Mahal” by Antoine Taveneaux is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0
  16. “Fatehpur Sikri” by Makaluis licensed under CC0.
  17. “Night Sky Photo” by Grégoire Jeanneau on Unsplash.
  18. Banerjee, Indrajit. Ahir Bhairav. Soundcloud recording. Accessed on May 4, 2018.
  19. Nur Jahan, the Mughal Court https://www.amarchitrakatha.com/us/catalogsearch/result/f=Nur+Jahan&q=Jahan