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Published in 1726, this work lays out the principles and practices of New England’s churches during the early 18th centu...
Etching, Engraving, View
It was common practice in early modern printmaking to repurpose existing engravings. This print of the inner courtyard o...
Image, Manuscript, Illustration
This is one of 12 miniatures from a manuscript of Hindu rituals and devotional tracts. The manuscript is written in the...
A finely illustrated manuscript version of the Bhagavad Gītā, one of the most inspiring expressions of Hindu spiritualit...
This text is adapted from a version of a French language guidebook, the Guide de Londres, written by François Col...
An illustrated version of the Devī Māhātmya (‘Glorification of the Goddess’), describing the Goddess Durgā’s battle agai...
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...
The İnşā’-i a‘là belongs to a common genre of literature in the Ottoman Empire called münşeat. These works includ...
Pen and ink
This ink drawing in the King’s Topographical Collection depicts a small statue of the Roman god Mercury found in Colches...
Book, Octavo, Engraving, Map, Image, Image
Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels was first published in 1726 under the title Travels into several Remote Nations of t...
The manuscript contains Haftarot (singular Haftarah) for the Passover festival. What is Haftarah? Haftarah is a selected...
Jains believe the universe is divided in three worlds: the heavens, the middle world and the hells. This is a traditiona...
This elaborate Jewish marriage-ring has a delicate pattern of twisted gold threads and bright enamel flowers. The ring f...
The Elizabethan scholar and astrologer, John Dee (1527–1608/9), was plagued throughout his adult life by accusations of ...
This series of entertaining but eventually bitter letters were exchanged between Jonathan Swift and Henrietta Howard, Co...