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Watercolour, Pen and Ink, View Created date: about 1720
Lying between the Mizen peninsula to the south and Sheep’s Head to the north, Dunmanus Bay is a large and deep natural b...
Etching, Engraving, View Created date: 1706-39
It was common practice in early modern printmaking to repurpose existing engravings. This print of the inner courtyard o...
Image, Manuscript, Illustration Created date: c. 18th century
This is one of 12 miniatures from a manuscript of Hindu rituals and devotional tracts. The manuscript is written in the...
Book, View, Engraving, Hand colouring
These views of Dutch country houses and gardens form three volumes of an atlas devoted to the Netherlands. It was put to...
Pen and ink Created date: before 1726?
This ink drawing in the King’s Topographical Collection depicts a small statue of the Roman god Mercury found in Colches...
Object Created date: 16th–19th century
This elaborate Jewish marriage-ring has a delicate pattern of twisted gold threads and bright enamel flowers. The ring f...
Manuscript Created date: 1723–1735
This series of entertaining but eventually bitter letters were exchanged between Jonathan Swift and Henrietta Howard, Co...
Manuscript, Letter Created date: 1711‒1738
These letters record the friendship between two of the most celebrated authors of the 18th century – John Gay and Jonath...
Manuscript Created date: 18th century
This image comes from a hymn to the Jinas bound together in an 18th-century manuscript, in old Gujarati, of the 'Sukasat...
Object Created date: c.1700-99
Sir Robert Cotton (1570-1631) deserves attention as the former owner of two of the four surviving copies of the 1215 Mag...
Object Created date: c. 1550–1800
This instrument is a scold’s bridle or ‘branks’ used to hurt and humiliate women whose speech or behaviour was thought t...