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An album of Baha’i calligraphy including childhood calligraphic exercises by Baha’u’llah and tablets by Baha’u’llah copi...
An anthology of Jain Digambara religious poetry. What is the manuscript? The Banārasī-vilāsa is a collection of philoso...
Manuscript, Fair copy, Artwork, Image
As teenagers and young adults, Charlotte, Branwell, Emily and Anne Brontë all wrote stories set in imaginary worlds. Gla...
Paper folding book, Manuscript
The image shows a scene with horses and deer from Buddha’s last birth tale, Vessantara Jātaka, showing Prince Vessantara...
Charlotte Brontë kept this journal while working as a teacher at Roe Head school in West Yorkshire. The pages shown here...
This palm leaf manuscript contains Bhikkhu Patimokkha and Bhikkhuni Patimokkha (rules to be obeyed in communities of mon...
Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript, Image
A folding book manuscript in 59 folds made in Upper Burma. It has tooled leather covers with paper labels dated Manadala...
When Frances Burney (1752–1840) first published her novel Evelina, she did so in strictest secrecy, concealing both her...
Manuscript, Paper folding book
A 19th-century Burmese folding book manuscript. What does it show? This manuscript contains images of eight festivals in...
Manuscript, Diary, Artwork, Image
This diary paper was written by Emily Brontë on 26 June 1837. It has particular interest not only because of its rarity ...
Paper folding book, Manuscript
An 19th-century funeral or commemoration book. About the manuscript This Thai folding book (samut khoi) made from mul...
Manuscript, Letter, Ephemera
Exchanged ten years before the publication of Jane Eyre (1847), this manuscript letter from the poet laureate Robert Sou...
In his will, Charles Dickens left manuscripts of his major works to his close friend John Forster. Forster also bought m...
Laurence Sterne’s ‘Bramine’s Journal’ was prompted by his passion for the 22-year-old Elizabeth Draper (1744–1778). They...
This manuscript draft of William Worldsworth's ambitious autobiographical poem, The Prelude, was written out in the hand...