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Ira Mukhoty @mukhoty New Delhi, India

Writer @AlephBookCo - Mughal History |Heroines | Daughters of the Sun, order now on Flipkart n amazon https://t.co/22aJ1r0d5o

156 Following   3,031 Followers   2,432 Tweets

Joined Twitter 10/31/14


@shatabdim1987 So pleased you are enjoying it ☺️How did messengers travel safely between ancient empires? A few tablets from the Amarna archives (14th c. BCE) pro… https://t.co/kgyjdggxOR
Retweeted by Ira Mukhoty @iamrana The Metropolitan museumAn improvement, imho, on the Dutch engraving of Sorrow,by Raphael Sadeler, reimagined here as a Sufi saint suspicio… https://t.co/cXaTwSrpNK'Daughters of the Sun: Empresses, Queens & Begums of the Mughal Empire (2018) works not just because of how remarka… https://t.co/50hOZ5FND3
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10/19
2019
@suhaibalvi Art historians believe he did, because of the veracity and dynamism of the painting @Sid58080646 @sanjayuvacha @tawairkh @Royal_Mughals Kabootar-bazi was a passion, they were also great naturalists @arakhnos @CraigClunas He was jahangir’s best animalier and there are many folios of birds n animals he painted. No… https://t.co/txMIJijqBP @shashank109 @shefaaaliD @DalrympleWill It was part of jahangir’s zoo, who delighted in collecting rare animals n birds
10/18
2019
Ustad Mansur painted one of the finest images of a living dodo in 1625 for jahangir, just a few decades before it w… https://t.co/Rm55jXLflFPublishing truth: Authors write books that have grammar issues or typos. Editors sometimes miss them. Copy edi… https://t.co/4ebvnCzwVB
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10/17
2019
What would a typical day in the life of a Mughal princess be like? @mukhoty talks about the freedoms afforded to no… https://t.co/sh0tg4yBRl
Retweeted by Ira MukhotyAchingly gorgeous tribute to the Kosli poet Haldhar Nag https://t.co/VWThYfE4On
10/16
2019
@raj_knp @JAJafri Akbar and jahangirLondon police arrest protester dressed as broccoli https://t.co/3VSLb1jz2f
Retweeted by Ira Mukhoty @andlibsh @DalrympleWill Yes!
10/15
2019
@CatherineWeibel Yes indeed☺️ @v_sanjai @PunjabiRooh Yes quite!Rare portrait of the great Manohar, who worked for two emperors in four cities-Agra, Lahore, Delhi and Allahabad. P… https://t.co/mCwvin1QyD @djxcqtion Sadly not. I wouldn’t risk visiting at night..
10/14
2019
@akivapsc The very same, yesAfter a rambunctious life and gory death, Adham khan lies quiet in his airy, vast tomb at Mehrauli https://t.co/65NPeXXf5I
10/13
2019
@WanderingJu @ranjithoskote Yes squirrel hairs from the chest area (!) also usedHOLY SHIT BOLLYWOOD IS MAKING A STATEMENT ON FAIRNESS OBSESSION BY CASTING A FAIR-SKINNED WOMAN TO PLAY A DARK-SKIN… https://t.co/gosekOoIWu
Retweeted by Ira MukhotyThere may have been a pragmatic reason for this fine, sensitive depiction of a cat n her kittens- mughal brushes we… https://t.co/o5PTvAUgoV
10/12
2019
Thank you🌺 https://t.co/VdyLCRwWDWOn writing history today, with @UnamPillai @mukhoty @patrollate, by @AntaraRaghavan https://t.co/NaN7xMJzE7
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10/10
2019
What if we replaced the moon with different planets? Obviously this is just a visual exercise to make us understand… https://t.co/H5kJ0CMWYZ
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10/9
2019
Could have said, don't Lynch. But didn't say it https://t.co/vlxvMmLpKC
Retweeted by Ira MukhotyA fascinating exhibition @britishmuseum explores the links between western art and the great masterpieces of the me… https://t.co/ZZtMXonKav
10/8
2019
Safdarjung tomb lit up. Just magical https://t.co/d5l150UNHvSo 250 yr old KANGRA style paintings are being replaced by bathroom ceramic tiles in Nabha @ASIGoI @prahladspatelhttps://t.co/0yCGSKP7Ss
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10/7
2019
@Supriya59964398 ☺️Of The various uses of a pot belly- as a book support in this painting of a mughal scribe in nim qalam by Basawan,… https://t.co/VWgTCWQt3E
10/6
2019
Nath yogis in the 17th c, patronised by the Mughals, accepted both Hindus n Muslims, their teachings transcending d… https://t.co/E5NfuN3SUCIndian historians love to lament about the lack of archives in India but seldom initiate or setup the archives of o… https://t.co/sS7GSDqDCD
Retweeted by Ira Mukhoty @SinanAlHarith Yes many, I mention some in my next book. Jabbar khassa khair died defending abul fazl for eg
10/3
2019
@jkmodha Because I look carefully at Indian products to avoid this @Parsheau That’s a brave stand, wish more did the sameAlmost every single cosmetic skin product sold in India promises skin lightening. It is extremely harmful https://t.co/MU9nBcwso4
9/30
2019
@duskyturtle With the red lining 😊A history lesson for people who think that history doesn't matter: What's the big deal about railroad tracks? The U… https://t.co/RGoqPsgXtr
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9/28
2019
Mughal painters at their jobs indoors or al fresco. Astounding marginal paintings from the Gulshan album, 1600, ⁦… https://t.co/7kPb5GsHay @fzhassan Had missed that myself ☺️ @PriyaChabria Some did, yes @CityStrategist Well spotted!Portrait of an artist- the frowning face of the young Abul Hasan, who would become jahangir’s favourite painter, pa… https://t.co/vAOCC53WEZ
9/27
2019
@kashswamii @UnamPillai 😏 @MirzaABBaig Un-identified @a_appy 😄This image is even more astonishing when you learn it is a 10 cm fragment of a margin, not the main folio. Probably… https://t.co/U2X71UENYe
9/25
2019
@Kasifkh36750926 Not yet, in the UK, but allowed now to leave the countryToday at 11:30 I and 15 other children from around the world filed a legal complaint against 5 nations over the cli… https://t.co/fF3ax92ADw
Retweeted by Ira Mukhoty @a_appy Get me to the Kapadwara collection n then we’re really talking!Now that the Wallace Collection can travel, we may get to see this exquisite jade-hilt Mughal dagger in which a fla… https://t.co/CyuVP7zeWH
9/24
2019
@anniezaidi Loving it💕
9/18
2019
@Ritiks @JAJafri @Yael_Rice @BL_VisualArts ☺️ @Ritiks @JAJafri @Yael_Rice @BL_VisualArts Nadira begum is one, there are two others also mentionedTaking time off from the Mughals to read this gem by the incomparable ⁦@anniezaidi⁩ 💕 https://t.co/2ZWsKSOrFe
9/17
2019
Unfathomable decision to flood 12000 yr old city https://t.co/Z1B9c9SR2q
9/13
2019
Sir Geoff Boycott ‘doesn’t give a toss’ what Women’s Aid says about his knighthood while having an assault convicti… https://t.co/uh3Z2jIerE
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9/11
2019
Though the men also seem to be having a great time in this detail from the same painting. Note unusual style of the… https://t.co/gVLDUipS0A @SinanAlHarith @CBL_Dublin Yes good observation. By 1570s strong Rajput influence on clothes, food, etc bcz of Akba… https://t.co/bUifo8Xg0jIn this lovely painting of the celebrations around the birth of Akbar’s 2nd son Murad, the women seem to be having… https://t.co/rgOgbWxucmI’d rather have a burgundy coloured EU passport than a blue coloured UK-only passport. I’d rather be an internation… https://t.co/CNyzeFvSHF
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9/10
2019
Decidedly unflattering image of the future great Raja Man Singh of Amer, here as a young Kuar tussling with Akbar ⁦… https://t.co/DbmfZ2RfI6
9/9
2019
Has #India been unkind 2 its daughters? Answer is yes. Has toxic patriarchy throttled women & suppressed their desi… https://t.co/n3UDI8f4RL
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9/8
2019
@ranjithoskote @iamrana Uff
9/7
2019
भारतीय मर्दानगी की छुतहा संस्कृति। पठनीय। India’s culture of toxic masculinity https://t.co/OIaU9CWXaH
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8/27
2019
The garlands fall off the dead body as the stretcher is lowered. No dignity in death for Kuppan, a Dalit man from V… https://t.co/6l08ZaNk9E
Retweeted by Ira Mukhoty @DalrympleWill Most exciting!
8/22
2019
@BL_VisualArts Yup, am a fan of this one too😏 @SanaMunirWrites The stallion’s name isn’t noted in this image
8/14
2019
@atul292 Next year🙏🏼Painted by Madhu, a specialist of the ‘chehra’ in he 1590s for the Akbarnama, this may be the closest thing we have… https://t.co/CXFlYRrxVY
8/13
2019
Migrating Birds in Europe tracked by GPS https://t.co/obt4LQY9gL
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8/11
2019
Fab n unusual depiction of musicians n dancers in this 1590s painting of Maham Anaga’s son’s wedding. Note presence… https://t.co/BbIXPH4ffL
8/10
2019
The Past through the Present as interpreted by Ratish Nanda, conservationist, @ The Common Room, Friday 9th aug https://t.co/lS8heD5oVR
8/6
2019
I am indeed ”deeply disturbed” about the fact that these hate and conspiracy campaigns are allowed to go on and on… https://t.co/FcNRYoSUMj
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8/2
2019
Or maybe we could call it Paris' Chandni Chowk, but good news either way https://t.co/QRtFnAB3aG
7/31
2019
@arunava @AshokaUniv Excellent news, for you and for Ashoka 👏🏼👏🏼 @MakhwanAkash So glad you enjoyed it ☺️
7/27
2019
@GKNilesh 🙏🏼☺️
7/23
2019
Sadly true https://t.co/WwLDERSfVA via @thewire_in
7/22
2019
Thank you for this wonderful and in-depth article @Paro_Ghosh @htTweets https://t.co/maWsx2T6yY
7/21
2019
Starting a #thread on #AssamFloods #Kaziranga with this first rescue of a hog deer @action4ifaw @vivek4wild Follow… https://t.co/BscQK1Gzd3
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7/18
2019
We’re excited to share that two of our titles, Ira Mukhoty’s #DaughtersOfTheSun and Sanjoy Hazarika’s… https://t.co/IQPvPA17vq
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7/17
2019
The history of migration cannot be separated from that of Empire https://t.co/9wCA30hPt0
7/6
2019
@a_henna 🙏🏼💕
6/30
2019
@kavitakane @preetishenoy @shinieantony @KiranManral @MisraSonali @SadieNott @LBardugo @OneNightStanzas @Val_Boldhttps://t.co/vo23WF8to8 @l_teufell @a_henna Yes😊 @mehermurshed @bainjal @shunalishroff @seemagoswami @madhumita6 @DeeptaNagpal @TheDessertCart1 @dibbi18https://t.co/sLOhFgxkbH @UnamPillai @SereneKasim Manu 🤦🏻‍♀️
6/29
2019
@GKNilesh Hope you enjoy the different perspective ☺️ @iamrana @UnamPillai Shucks, so that’s where my life has gone 😏 @UnamPillai Manu! Where do you get the time?! Sigh.. congrats ☺️
6/25
2019
Two beautiful Labrador boys, Josh (golden) & Yoda (black), urgently need a loving forever home - TOGETHER #Delhihttps://t.co/nkNHf4YEi2
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6/23
2019
Earliest known European painting of an African subject, Zaga Christ, painted by a woman artist e https://t.co/E6d9vvNdTzNaubat Khan. Son-in-law of Tansen, born Misri Singh, grandson of Maharaja Samokhan Singh of Kishangarh with his Rud… https://t.co/IMo9X8NLc9
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6/22
2019
300 years to elect a woman Professor of Poetry at Oxford https://t.co/suwxWYcLSZ
6/21
2019

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