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  • Buddhist texts and Ten Birth Tales

    Paper folding book, Manuscript

    The image shows a scene with horses and deer from Buddha’s last birth tale, Vessantara Jātaka, showing Prince Vessantara...

  • Colour print depicting the Peterloo Massacre

    Print, Image

    On 16 August 1819, a meeting of peaceful protestors campaigning for parliamentary reform was broken up by the Manchester...

  • 'Konlabot'

    Paper folding book

    The image shows an illustration of two entwined Naga, or mythical water serpents. See more of this manuscript at our Dig...

  • Map of the Peterloo Massacre and portrait of Henry...

    Book, Map, Illustration, Image

    Where is this map from? This map is bound within a lengthy account of 16 August, 1819, the day now known as the Peterloo...

  • Print depicting the Peterloo Massacre

    Print, Image

    On 16 August 1819, the day now known as the Peterloo Massacre, thousands of peaceful protestors for parliamentary reform...

  • Satirical imitation bank notes

    Print, Image

    Few details are known about who created these imitation banknotes – or why – except that they were produced between 1818...

  • Thai cat treatise

    Paper folding book

    The image shows an illustration of two royal cats which are recommended for breeding. This forms part of a paper folding...

  • Thai elephant treatise

    Paper folding book, Manuscript

    The image shows an illustration of mythical elephants playing in the heavenly Himavanta forest. The golden elephant repr...

  • Who killed Cock Robin?

    Pamphlet, Illustration, Image

    This publication from 1819 uses the children’s nursery rhyme ‘Who Killed Cock Robin?’ as a means to criticise the ‘Peter...