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Background imageKhan Collection: Map / Asia / Mongol Empire

Map / Asia / Mongol Empire
The Mongol Empire at its greatest extent : commenced by Genghis Khan in the 13th century, it was enlarged by Kublai Khan but broke up after about 1380

Background imageKhan Collection: Famous Faces from the World of Boxing

Famous Faces from the World of Boxing
Mike Tyson, Chris Eubank, Henry Cooper, Frank Bruno, Mohammed Ali, Don King, Barry McGuigan, Amir Khan, Joe Calzaghe, Harry Carpenter, Ricky Hatton - Famous Faces from the World of Boxing

Background imageKhan Collection: Charlie Smirke, British jockey, on Mahmoud

Charlie Smirke, British jockey, on Mahmoud
Charlie Smirke (1906-1993), British jockey, on the Aga Khans horse, Mahmoud. Date: circa 1936

Background imageKhan Collection: Coleridge - Kubla Khan

Coleridge - Kubla Khan
Kubla Khan A Vison in a dream.. - In Xanadu did Kubla Khan a stately pleasure-dome decree: where Alph the sacred river ran through caverns measureless to man

Background imageKhan Collection: Sardar Afzal Khan, 1882

Sardar Afzal Khan, 1882
Engraved portrait of Sardar Afzal Khan, the British envoy to Kabul, Afganistan, pictured in 1882

Background imageKhan Collection: Jungle Book. Mowgli. Baloo

Jungle Book. Mowgli. Baloo
Baloo the bear, with Mowgli seated on his back, runs with wolves whilst Shere Khan the tiger watches in the background

Background imageKhan Collection: Mowgli & Wolves. Jungle

Mowgli & Wolves. Jungle
Shere Khan the tiger watches Mowgli with his wolf family

Background imageKhan Collection: Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan
GENGHIS KHAN (variously spelt) (orig. Temujin) Mongol Conqueror He is fatally shot during a campaign against the Tangut kingdom of Hsi Hsia

Background imageKhan Collection: Ataturk and Amanullah Khan in a rowing boat - 1928

Ataturk and Amanullah Khan in a rowing boat - 1928
Exceptionally rare postcard from May 1928 showing Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (18811938), President of Turkey, pictured in a rowing boat with the Sovereign of Afghanistan

Background imageKhan Collection: Colonel James Skinner holding a Regimental Durbar

Colonel James Skinner holding a Regimental Durbar, 1827.Watercolour with gouache on European paper by Ghulam Ali Khan (fl 1817-1855), 1827.Inscribed in Nastaliq script lower left

Background imageKhan Collection: Caricatures at Royal Ascot, 1927

Caricatures at Royal Ascot, 1927
Weighing out for the cartoon stakes at Ascot - and some of the " the heads" whose colours have established a reputation for " showing up" at the Royal meeting

Background imageKhan Collection: GENGIS KHAN (1162-1227). Emperor founder of the

GENGIS KHAN (1162-1227). Emperor founder of the first Mongol Empire in 1206. Fol. 44v. Mongols tributing to Genghis Khan. Illustration of the first section with the history of the Mongols

Background imageKhan Collection: Sultan Selim I conquering Egypt

Sultan Selim I conquering Egypt
Sultan Selim I, nicknamed Yavuz " the Stern", " the Steadfast" or " the Grim" (1465?-1520) - Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1512 to 1520

Background imageKhan Collection: Mohammed Nadir Shah - King of Afghanistan with his Brother

Mohammed Nadir Shah - King of Afghanistan with his Brother
Mohammed Nadir Shah (1883-1933) (second from right) - King of Afghanistan between 1923-1933 with his Brother and two other Officers. Date: circa 1924

Background imageKhan Collection: An Epsom memory - the Aga Khan

An Epsom memory - the Aga Khan
Caricature of the Aga Khan with Blenheim, the British Thoroughbred race horse who won the Epsom Derby in 1930 ridden by jockey Harry Wragg. 1930

Background imageKhan Collection: Supper Men About Town by Hynes

Supper Men About Town by Hynes
Five well known figures on the London social scene during the 1920s caricatured by Hynes in The Bystander. From top left, Solly Joel, large figure right is Bendor, Duke of Westminster

Background imageKhan Collection: Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan
GENGHIS KHAN (variously spelt) on his deathbed, he urges his sons to unite, showing how single arrows are easily broken, but four together are unbreakable

Background imageKhan Collection: The Maharajas Palace at Srinagar, Kashmir, India

The Maharajas Palace at Srinagar, Kashmir, India
The Maharajas Palace (Sher Garhi Palace) at Srinagar, Kashmir, India on the banks of the Jhelum River, a tributary of the Indus

Background imageKhan Collection: Coronation Delhi Durbar - Bahawalpur Camp Entrance

Coronation Delhi Durbar - Bahawalpur Camp Entrance. Temporary (!) Camp for His Highness The Nawab of the Gods Granted Kingdom of Bahawalpur

Background imageKhan Collection: Aga Khan Iii / India / Vf 04

Aga Khan Iii / India / Vf 04
AGA KHAN III originally SULTAN SIR MOHAMMED SHAH Indian Muslim leader, took part in conferences, including League of Nations

Background imageKhan Collection: Jockey / Charlie Smirke

Jockey / Charlie Smirke
Charlie Smirke, jockey, in the colours of the Aga Khan

Background imageKhan Collection: Genghis Khan Attacks

Genghis Khan Attacks
Genghis Khan invades the West

Background imageKhan Collection: Prince Aly Khan and Rita Hayworth after their wedding

Prince Aly Khan and Rita Hayworth after their wedding
Prince Aly Khan (Prince Ali Salman Aga Khan) and Rita Hayworth, American actress and dancer, after their wedding in May 1949. 1949

Background imageKhan Collection: Zhangir Khan, governor of Kazakh Khanate

Zhangir Khan, governor of Kazakh Khanate
Zhangir Khan (Salqam Jangir Khan, 1610-1680), Kazakh Khan, governor of the Kazakh Khanate from 1629 to 1680. 17th century

Background imageKhan Collection: Buman (Illig Qaghan), founder of Kaghanate Bum�an (Illig Qaghan)

Buman (Illig Qaghan), founder of Kaghanate Bum�an (Illig Qaghan)
Bumin Khagan (Illig Qaghan, reigned 551-552), founder of the Turkic Kaghanate. This form of government was typical for the Eurasian Steppe from the 6th to the 10th century. circa 6th century

Background imageKhan Collection: King Amanullah of Afghanistan

King Amanullah of Afghanistan
Amanullah Khan - King of Afghanistan (1892-1960). The King and Queen Souriya visited London in March 1928. Date: 1928

Background imageKhan Collection: The Turkish State Barge Seughudlu, built at Elswick Shipyard

The Turkish State Barge Seughudlu, built at Elswick Shipyard, Newcastle upon Tyne for His Imperial Majesty Sultan Abdul Hamid II (1842-1918) - September 25, 1903

Background imageKhan Collection: Mohammad Karim Khan Zand or Karim Han, founder

Mohammad Karim Khan Zand or Karim Han, founder of the Zand Dynasty, 1705-1779. Illustration from Guillaume-Antoine Oliviers Travels in the Ottoman Empire, Egypt and Persia, 1801

Background imageKhan Collection: Coppersmith's Workshop in Khan-el-Khalil, Egypt

Coppersmith's Workshop in Khan-el-Khalil, Egypt Date: 1898

Background imageKhan Collection: Ibrahim I (1615-1648). Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

Ibrahim I (1615-1648). Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1640-1648). Portrait. Engraving by Lemaitre, H. Lalaisse and Chaillot

Background imageKhan Collection: Aga Khan

Aga Khan
An Edward Hynes caricature of Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah, Aga Khan III (1877-1957). Date: 1933

Background imageKhan Collection: The Racehorse Zionist

The Racehorse Zionist, being ridden by jockey Victor Smyth (1901-1984). Also pictured are Zionist's owner the Aga Khan III (1877-1957), and trainer Richard C. Dawson (1865-1955). Date: circa 1925

Background imageKhan Collection: King George V's representatives in India

King George V's representatives in India: Earl of Willingdon, Maharajah of Patiala, Maharajah of Bikanar, Aga Khan. Date: 1935

Background imageKhan Collection: Persia, Soltaniyeh (Zanjan province)

Persia, Soltaniyeh (Zanjan province). The capital of the rulers of the Persian Ikhanate during the 14th century. Ruins of the enclosure of the mosque

Background imageKhan Collection: Begum Aga Khan

Begum Aga Khan
Andree Josephine Carron (1898-1976), originally a Paris dressmaker, became the third wife of Aga Khan III in 1929, until their divorce in 1943. Date: 1939

Background imageKhan Collection: Marquis de Ganay and the Begum Aga Khan

Marquis de Ganay and the Begum Aga Khan
Charles Aime Jean Marquis de Ganay (1861-1948) with the Begum Aga Khan (1898-1976) at the races in Deauville. Date: 1939

Background imageKhan Collection: Gulfstream III F-GDHK

Gulfstream III F-GDHK
Gulfstream Aerospace Gulfstream III F-GDHK (msn 358), of Prince Aga Khan. at London Heathrow Airport. Date: circa 1984

Background imageKhan Collection: ABDUR RAHMAN KHAN

ABDUR RAHMAN KHAN Established as ruler of Afghanistan after the Battle of Maiwand, his stable rule unified a tribal people. Date: R. 1880 - 1901

Background imageKhan Collection: Dassault Falcon 20C F-BOON

Dassault Falcon 20C F-BOON (msn 25), of Prince Aga Khan, at London Heathrow Airport. Date: circa 1969

Background imageKhan Collection: Dassault Falcon 20 F-BOON

Dassault Falcon 20 F-BOON (msn 25), of Prince Aga Khan, at London Heathrow Airport. Date: circa 1968

Background imageKhan Collection: Khan al-Hatruri, Inn of the Good Samaritan, now West Bank

Khan al-Hatruri, Inn of the Good Samaritan, now West Bank
Vintage 19th century photograph: Khan al-Hatruri (Arabic: ϫϺ┘å Ϻ┘äϡϬÏ▒┘êÏ▒Ï®ÔÇÄ), known in Western terms as the Inn of the Good Samaritan

Background imageKhan Collection: People of India, portaits of Indian tribes and races

People of India, portaits of Indian tribes and races
Vintage 19th century photograph: The People of India: A Series of Photographic Illustrations, with Descriptive Letterpress

Background imageKhan Collection: Rival sportsmen. I say now, as I have said before, that there is room enough in Asia for

Rival sportsmen. I say now, as I have said before, that there is room enough in Asia for both England and Russia. - Lord Beaconsfield (Disraeli)

Background imageKhan Collection: A gloriously ornate invitation from Her Excellency The Ambassadress of Turkey

A gloriously ornate invitation from Her Excellency The Ambassadress of Turkey (Stefanaki Musurus Pasa) to the Launch of Turkish State Barge Seughudlu, built at Elswick Shipyard

Background imageKhan Collection: The Afghan War: negotiating peace with Yakoob Khan (Mohammad Yaqub Khan

The Afghan War: negotiating peace with Yakoob Khan (Mohammad Yaqub Khan) at Hashim Kheyl in Afghanistan. Date: 1879

Background imageKhan Collection: The end of the Afghan War featured on the cover of The Graphic

The end of the Afghan War featured on the cover of The Graphic, 12th July 1879 - photographing the Ameer Yakoob Khan (Emir Mohammad Yaqub Khan) at Gandamak where the treaty of peace was signed

Background imageKhan Collection: Afghan War: signing the treaty of Gundamuk

Afghan War: signing the treaty of Gundamuk
The Afghan War: the Ameer Yakoob Khan and Major Cavagnari signing the treaty of Gundamuk, 1879

Background imageKhan Collection: Crowning ceremony of Ardashir II of the Sassanian Empire

Crowning ceremony of Ardashir II of the Sassanian Empire
Crowning ceremony of King Ardashir II (center) by Shapur II (right) of the Sassanian Empire. Angel Mithra with raised barsom at left. Body and crown of defeated Roman emperor Julian on the ground



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