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Lament for a Lost Delhi

NEW YORK, February 26, 2012 — William Dalrymple reads an English translation of an elegiac poem attributed to Shah Zafar, the last Mughal emperor, after which Vidya Shah performs it as a song in Urdu. In conjunction with the exhibition Princes and Painters in Mughal Delhi, 1707-1857. (10 min., 8 sec.)

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