Sunday, July 19, 2009

India Library FDC

India FDC
Name: Rampur Raza Library
Date of Issue: 19 June 2009

The Rampur Raza Library located in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, India is a repository of Indo-Islamic cultural heritage and a treasure-house of knowledge built up by successive Nawabs of Rampur.

It contains very rare and valuable collection of manuscripts, historical documents, specimens of Islamic calligraphy, miniature paintings, astronomical instruments and rare illustrated works in Arabic and Persian. Rampur's Raza Library also contains printed works in Sanskrit, Hindi, Urdu, Tamil and Turkish, and approximately 30,000 printed books (including periodicals) in various other languages. More...

Comment: I think it's the first time that my Indian friend made a real posted FDC. Well done, but he has more spaces to improve his skill. Come on my friend, lol!

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