Oriental manuscript volumes and Indian miniatures by Various artists

Twenty Oriental manuscript volumes consisting of eight Arabic manuscripts, five albums of calligraphy in the Arabic character, six Persian manuscripts and one Prakrit manuscript.


Details

Acquired in:
1949
Bequeathed by:
P C Manuk & G M Coles through The Art Fund

Sixteen Indian miniatures and paintings. One of two bequests to four museums by P C Manuk and G M Coles through the Art Fund between 1948 and 1949.

Provenance

The PC Manuk and Miss GM Coles bequest was split into reference numbers: 2847, 2848 & 2849.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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