The Mughal Empire through art and culture
The Mughal Empire covered most of the Asian subcontinent from 1526 until its eventual decline in 1858. A new exhibition at the British Library gives insight into one of the world's great dynasties, its emperors and life at court.
The exhibition, Mughal India: Art, Culture and Empire, is the first to document the entire period through more than 200 manuscripts, objects and paintings.
The Mughal Empire was a period of great change, including a centralised government, religious tolerance, new systems of education and a revival of artistic and cultural traditions.Continue reading the main story
All images subject to copyright. Images courtesy of the British Library Board. Music by KPM Music.
Slideshow production by Keith Moore and Melissa Hogenboom