This is probably the only known painting of M. Raymond. He is identified as Mosee Rahim. Several other nobles can also be seen. One person less well known is Mannu Miyan Maskhara (the court jester). His humour is waiting to be discovered. He was more than a match for Mulla Dupyaza.
This image is known from Pictorial Hyderabad, Volume one published in 1929.
Depicting the Durbar of HH NAWAB MIR NIZAM ALI KHAN SIDDIQUI ASAF JAH SECOND NIZAM OF HYDERABAD DECCAN (1763-1802).
Many notable personalities are depicted in this miniature painting by an unknown artist.
Special mention should be made of Nawab Arastu Jah, Mir Alam, Ghansi Mian after whom, Ghansi Bazar near the City College is named and he is buried in one section of the Paigah tombs.
Monsieur Raymond’s image appears in two more paintings of the time of Nizam Ali Khan (1763-1802) one of the painting is on display at the Salar Jung Museum,Hyderabad and is a victory procession of the second nizam.
Monsieur Raymond is most famous for setting up the Gunfoundary for moulding of high quality Cannons and Cannon balls, and a number of the cannons mouled by Monsieur Raymond can still be seen in many parts of the city of Hyderabad.