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Manuscript Created date: early 19th – early 20th century
An album of Baha’i calligraphy including childhood calligraphic exercises by Baha’u’llah and tablets by Baha’u’llah copi...
Manuscript Created date: late 19th century
A collection of ‘revelation writing’, made under the direction of Baha’u’llah. What is ‘revelation writing’? As Baha’u’...
Manuscript Created date: 19th century
An anthology of Jain Digambara religious poetry. What is the manuscript? The Banārasī-vilāsa is a collection of philoso...
Charles Booth, a shipowner, sought to refute socialist allegations that a quarter of London’s population lived in povert...
Card, Illustration, Image Created date: c. 19th century
Sir Henry Cole devised the first Christmas card in 1843, but it wasn’t until the 1880s that festive cards were mass prod...
Cigarette card Created date: c. 1890s
These cigarette cards, and others such as Philips cigarettes, were typical collectors items at the turn of the 20th cent...
Manuscript Created date: 19th century
This palm leaf manuscript contains Bhikkhu Patimokkha and Bhikkhuni Patimokkha (rules to be obeyed in communities of mon...
Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript, Image Created date: 19th century
A folding book manuscript in 59 folds made in Upper Burma. It has tooled leather covers with paper labels dated Manadala...
Manuscript Created date: ca. 1896
This sketch for an orchestral work that was never completed represents one of Delius’s earliest attempts to work with th...
Musical score Created date: 1898-99
Edward Elgar’s Enigma Variations on an Original Theme was one of the first works to bring this English composer to publi...
Map Created date: 1898
This fan, designed for cyclists, carries a street map of Paris, map of the environs of the city, and, on the reverse, a ...
Paper folding book, Manuscript Created date: 19th century
An 19th-century funeral or commemoration book. About the manuscript This Thai folding book (samut khoi) made from mul...
Cloth, Painting Created date: 19th century
A superb example of the Odisha tradition of painting on cloth (patha chitra). What is depicted in it? This painting fea...
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...
Leaflet advertising Clowes & Tiller's Marionettes performing Maria Martin or The Murder in the Red Barn, and the New Com...