Warren Hastings was the first British Governor-General of India and during his stay in the Indian subcontinent, he assembled and collected a large number of paintings and calligraphies which he brought back when he returned to Britain.
A calligraphic album page signed by Abd al-Rashid is now in the Royal Collection, inv. no.RCIN1005068j. A découpe calligraphy was sold at Christie's London, 10 October 2013, lot 38, whilst another was sold in Sotheby's Paris, 22 October 2015, lot 61.
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