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Elizabeth Blackwell’s beautiful illustrations of medicinal plants would be notable enough in their own right, but the un...
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...
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...
This rare print of Whitehaven is based on prospects painted by Matthias Read (1669–1747), the ‘father of Cumbrian painti...
An 18th-century collection of essays based on Jonathan Edwards’s sermons from his preaching at his church in Northampton...
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...
James Miller is not well known today, but in his own lifetime he was celebrated as a popular dramatist, prolific poet an...
This elaborate Jewish marriage-ring has a delicate pattern of twisted gold threads and bright enamel flowers. The ring f...
The satirist Jonathan Swift published Polite Conversation in 1738. It consists of three satirical dialogues at breakfast...
The first volumes of Tristram Shandy were printed anonymously in York in 1759, but it soon emerged that the writer of t...