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  • Coleridge's notes on Measure for Measure

    Book, Duodecimo, Engraving, Illustration, Image, Manuscript annotation

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

  • John Martin's illustrations for Paradise Lost, 182...

    Book, Quarto, Illustration, Image

    When Romantic artist John Martin (1789–1854) turned to illustrate John Milton’s Paradise Lost (1667), he produced a s...

  • Metropolitan Improvements, a book of urban design ...

    Book, Illustration, Image

    London went through great social and physical change during the first half of the 19th century. Architectural critic Jam...

  • Motherless Mary

    Book, Children's book, Illustration, Image

    Motherless Mary is a children’s short story about an orphaned girl. It traces the highs and lows of her life, as she en...

  • Scenes from the Life of the Buddha

    Manuscript, Image, Illustration, Paper folding book

    The 19th-century Burmese illustrated manuscript is on the early life of the Buddha, from his resolve to depart from his...