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  • Album of Baha’i calligraphy

    Manuscript

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

  • Ancrene Wisse

    Manuscript

    In the early 13th century, three sisters decided to each have themselves walled up inside a cell. They chose to live alo...

  • Coloured illustrations of Buddhist heavens and hel...

    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...

  • Delius: Paris

    Manuscript

    Paris reveals the same painstaking process of revision and search for a title that characterises a number of Delius's or...

  • E M Forster's diary for 1900

    Manuscript, Diary

    This is an extract from E M Forster’s diary for 1900, written when he was an undergraduate at King’s College Cambridge. ...

  • Letter from James Joyce, aged 18, about Ibsen, 28...

    Manuscript, Letter, Ephemera

    Though brief in length, this letter from a teenage James Joyce reveals something of the profound influence of Henrik Ibs...

  • Prayer book from Aceh

    Manuscript

    A manuscript from Aceh, Sumatra, containing a range of prayers and religious texts written in Arabic, Malay and Acehnese...

  • 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...

  • The First Sermon

    Manuscript

    A Burmese manuscript of Dhammacakkappattana Sutta in Pāli (Burmese script). What is the manuscript like? This manuscrip...