Christmas-themed Mughal miniatures from the courts of Akbar and Jehangir Used for Image Building!!!

Jesuits came to the Mughal court hoping to convert the emperors. Instead, the Indian rulers used Christian images for their own royal propaganda (akin to the Image building)

See more pictures and description here.

See more pics and Desc Jehangir and Jesus. Hashim, Jehangir, c. 1615-1620. Abu’l-Hasan. Photo credit: Chester Beatty Library, Dublin.

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