The map relies upon a number of assets : my very own map of mediaeval India, released in my Catalogue of Indian cash within the British Museum; Mr. Elias’s admirable map of vital Asia within the Tarikh-i-Rashidi; Sir H. Yule’s map in Wood's Oxus; Waddington’s map prefixed to Erskine's translation of Babar’s Memoirs; and my map of Western Asia within the ancient Atlas edited by way of my brother (Oxford, 1899).
The portrait is from the MS. within the British Museum, and even though not likely previous to the tip of the 16th century, without doubt represents a convention, and doubtless copies an previous miniature. The British Museum possesses an impressive replica of the easiest Persian translation of the Memoirs, illustrated through a chain of sixty-eight exquisitely attractive photos of scenes in Babar’s existence, painted mainly by means of Hindu artists of the time of Akbar, a few of whom are pointed out by way of Abu-l-Fazl within the Ain-i-Akbari.
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