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  • A Companion to the Ball Room

    Book

    Dancing was among the most important accomplishments for the women, and the men, of polite society. It encompassed not o...

  • A Description of the Correct Method of Waltzing

    Book, Illustration

    Dancing was among the most important accomplishments for the women, and the men, of polite society. It encompassed not o...

  • A View of the Bridge under Langdale Pikes, Westmor...

    Watercolour, View Created date: 1800-23

    The artist William Green produced topographical views of the Lake District both as a teaching resource that could be cop...

  • 'Alastor' by P B Shelley

    Book

    Percy Bysshe Shelley's poem ‘Alastor’ begins as an exploration of the ideal in landscape and womanhood, but soon becomes...

  • Album of Baha’i calligraphy

    Manuscript Created date: early 19th – early 20th century

    An album of Baha’i calligraphy including childhood calligraphic exercises by Baha’u’llah and tablets by Baha’u’llah copi...

  • Album of images of Hindu deities

    Manuscript, Drawing, Watercolour, Illustration Created date: early 19th century

    This album is one of two volumes that contain botanical paintings, intricate line drawings and vibrant watercolours of H...

  • Alvastra Monastery

    Etching, View

    Jonas Carl Linnerhielm (1759–1829), a nobleman, civil servant and finally State Herald, is best known for his accounts o...

  • An Illustration of the Monastic History of St. Edm...

    Book

    Richard Yates was a clergyman, antiquary and native of Bury St Edmunds. His father had served as custodian of Bury’s Abb...

  • Banarasa-vilasa, Jain religious poetry

    Manuscript Created date: 19th century

    An anthology of Jain Digambara religious poetry. What is the manuscript? The Banārasī-vilāsa is a collection of philoso...

  • Bref under senare Resor i Sverige

    Book Created date: 1816

    Jonas Carl Linnerhielm (1758–1829) published his first two collections of travel letters in 1797 and 1806, and a decade ...

  • Buddhist texts and Ten Birth Tales

    Paper folding book, Manuscript Created date: 1800-1870

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

  • Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto III

    Book

    Lord Byron wrote his third canto of Childe Harold as he travelled through Belgium and up the Rhine to Switzerland, havin...

  • City of Dublin

    Aquatint, Etching, Hand colouring, View

    This view by Thomas Sautelle Roberts shows east Dublin as a genteel neighbourhood facing the Bay. James Grandon’s great ...

  • Coleridge's annotated copy of Shakespeare

    Book, Manuscript annotation Created date: early 19th century [Coleridge's manuscript notes]

    This remarkable copy of The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare contains extensive manuscript notes by the poet and critic Sam...

  • Coleridge's notes on Measure for Measure

    Book, Duodecimo, Engraving, Illustration, Image, Manuscript annotation Created date: early 19th century [Coleridge's manuscript notes]

    The poet and literary critic Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834) regarded Measure for Measure as ‘the most painful’ or ‘...