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This engraving depicts Lough Leane, the largest of the three lakes in the Killarney National Park, County Kerry, Ireland...
This engraved view of Lough Neagh – the largest fresh water lake in Ireland – is based on artwork by Letitia Bushe (d. 1...
Newspaper, Advertisement, Ephemera
As well as visiting Physicians or Surgeons, people in need of medical help during the 18th century could also turn to ap...
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...
A copy of the Collected Tantras of the Ancients. What is the Collected Tantras of the Ancients? The Tibetan Buddhist ‘S...
Giuseppe Vasi's Delle magnificenze di Roma antica e moderna
An illustrated version of the Devī Māhātmya (‘Glorification of the Goddess’), describing the Goddess Durgā’s battle agai...
The manuscript contains Haftarot (singular Haftarah) for the Passover festival. What is Haftarah? Haftarah is a selected...
Henry Fielding served at Bow Street Office as a Westminster magistrate between 1748 and 1754 and was well-placed to comm...
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 first volumes of Tristram Shandy were printed anonymously in York in 1759, but it soon emerged that the writer of t...
Paper folding book, Manuscript
An 18th-century manuscript from Thailand, outlining the virtues of the Buddha. The manuscript The manuscript from centr...
This watercolour was used as an extra-illustration to Walter Thornbury’s Life of Turner, where Paul Sandby is described ...