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Image, Manuscript, Illustration
This is one of 12 miniatures from a manuscript of Hindu rituals and devotional tracts. The manuscript is written in the...
A finely illustrated manuscript version of the Bhagavad Gītā, one of the most inspiring expressions of Hindu spiritualit...
A copy of the Collected Tantras of the Ancients. What is the Collected Tantras of the Ancients? The Tibetan Buddhist ‘S...
Giuseppe Vasi's Delle magnificenze di Roma antica e moderna
Book, Print, Image
In the 1740s, the young William Chambers travelled on three trading voyages to China with the Swedish East India Company...
An illustrated version of the Devī Māhātmya (‘Glorification of the Goddess’), describing the Goddess Durgā’s battle agai...
David Hume was an 18th-century Scottish philosopher, known for his empiricism and scepticism. He was a major figure in t...
The manuscript contains Haftarot (singular Haftarah) for the Passover festival. What is Haftarah? Haftarah is a selected...
Jains believe the universe is divided in three worlds: the heavens, the middle world and the hells. This is a traditiona...
This elaborate Jewish marriage-ring has a delicate pattern of twisted gold threads and bright enamel flowers. The ring f...
The first volumes of Tristram Shandy were printed anonymously in York in 1759, but it soon emerged that the writer of t...
Paper folding book, Manuscript
An 18th-century manuscript from Thailand, outlining the virtues of the Buddha. The manuscript The manuscript from centr...
This watercolour was used as an extra-illustration to Walter Thornbury’s Life of Turner, where Paul Sandby is described ...
A Hebrew psalm-book with parallel Greek, Latin and English translations. What are Psalms? The Book of Psalms (in Hebrew...
This portrait of Samuel Johnson, posing with a quill and paper, was painted shortly after his famous Dictionary was pub...