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Image, Manuscript, Illustration
This is one of 12 miniatures from a manuscript of Hindu rituals and devotional tracts. The manuscript is written in the...
Manuscript, Letter, Image, Illustration
Tristram Shandy caused a sensation almost as soon as the first two volumes were published in December 1759. The author ...
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...
Woodblock printed sheet
A multi-volume anthology of dhāraṇīs, transliterated in Manchu, Chinese, Mongolian and Tibetan. The Anthology The Qing...
Book, Octavo, Manuscript annotation, Image, Illustration, Engraving
Laurence Sterne’s innovative novel, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, was written and printed over ei...
During the 1760s, James MacPherson published a series of works purporting to be translated from collected fragments 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 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 ...