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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...

  • '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...

  • Narrative of the Cato-Street Conspiracy

    Book, Illustration, Image

    In May 1820 a daring group of political radicals, led by their revolutionary leader Arthur Thistlewood, plotted an audac...

  • 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...

  • The Man in the Moon

    Pamphlet, Illustration, Image

    Politically radical pamphlet The Man in the Moon was published in 1820 - a time of heightened political tensions followi...

  • The Men in the Moon

    Pamphlet, Illustration, Image

    Published in 1820, The Men in the Moon was a politically loyalist pamphlet that aimed to undermine the radicals who were...