Exhibition Curators
Power and Protection has been curated by Dr Francesca Leoni, Yousef Jameel Curator of Islamic Art at the Ashmolean Museum.

Exhibition Supporters
The Museum is enormously grateful to the supporters of this exhibition:

  • His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani and The Al Thani Collection
  • His Royal Highness Sultan Nazrin Shah, Ruler of Perak, Malaysia
  • The Farjam Foundation
  • The Patrons of the Ashmolean Museum

The research on this subject was generously funded by a Research Project Grant from the Leverhulme Trust

Further support towards the catalogue was received from the Barakat Trust

Exhibition Lenders
We are especially grateful to the Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, who has been extraordinarily generous in supporting our exhibition with loans.

We thank all our lenders for their support:

  • The Trustees of the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin
  • The Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford
  • The British Library Board
  • The Trustees of the British Museum
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • The Wellcome Library
  • The Farjam Foundation
  • Museum of the History of Science, University of Oxford
  • The Sarikhani Collection
  • Al Thani Collection
  • The Syndics of Cambridge University Library
  • The Keir Collection of Islamic Art on loan to the Dallas Museum of Art
  • National Museums of Scotland
  • Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford