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Last Nameal-Din    
Given NameShayk Zayn-al-Din    
alt. NamesS.Z.a.-D. ;     
Marriage    
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Year born1750 c.    
Year died1782 fl.    
Place of deathCalcutta ?    
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Country of ActivityIndia    
Worked forLady Impey, wife of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in Calcutta ;    
PatronageBritish East India Company ; Lady Impey, wife of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in Calcutta    
Collaborators-> Bahwani Das & Ram Das, possibly brothers    
Techniquesbotanical, ornithological, entomological, and animal drawing and watercolour ;     
Sample(s)www.qatar.vcu.edu/images/sized/uploads/images/IndiaEastWestZain_Al-Din-460x693.jpg ; www.samfogg.com/catalogue.php?id=303&p=1    
Archival sourceswww.askart.com/askart/z/shaikh_zayn_al_din/shaikh_zayn_al_din.aspx ; www.simonray.com/catalogue.php?id=93    
Published sourcesMildred Archer: Natural History Drawings in the India Office Library (London 1962: 54-55) ; Phyllis I. Edwards et al. (eds.): Indian Botanical Drawings (1980: 17-19) ;    
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