The Art of the Book in Southeast Asia at British Library

British Library curators will discuss the fine Buddhist manuscripts from Burma and Thailand currently on display, as well as showing rarely-seen treasures from the Library’s important collections from Southeast Asia. Highlights will include sumptuously illustrated Thai and Burmese folding books and lacquered palm leaf manuscripts, Javanese manuscripts illustrated in the style of the shadow puppet theatre, and illuminated royal Malay letters from the Muslim courts of the archipelago.

Annabel GallopSan San May andJana Igunma are curators in the Southeast Asia section at the British Library.

When: 12th July

Where: British Library

Time: 2pm to 3.30 pm

Ticket: £15 ; £10 AH Friends

 

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