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Nawab Mubarak al-Daula of Murshidabad (1770-93) enthroned in durbar, with the British Resident, Sir John Hadley D'Oyly, and the Nawab's son, Babur 'Ali

Watercolour of the Nawab Mubarak al-Daula of
Murshidabad (1770-93) enthroned in durbar, by an anonymous artist
working in the Murshidabad style, c. 1790-1800. Inscribed on the
back in ink and pencil: 'Nabob's Durbar and reception of the
English Resident at Morshedabad'.Murshidabad is situated on the
banks of the Bhagirathi River, north of Calcutta in West Bengal. In
1704, the Nawab of Bengal trans…