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Manuscript

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Object Number:
29-170-12
Current Location:
Out on loan
Culture:
Thai
Christian
Provenience:
Thailand
Date Made:
Before 1845
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1845
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Bark Paper
Iconography:
Christianity
Description:
Christian proselytizing book. Book consists of one long heavy piece of bark paper folded accordion style. The paper is colored black, and the writing is in a yellow ink. On outside cover is written in white, in English,"A Siamese Book."
Length:
58.5cm
Width:
6cm
Credit Line:
Received from various sources
Other Number:
M34   -   Levitt Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

4th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age: Writing the East: History and New Technologies in the Study of Asian Manuscript Traditions (22 Oct 2011 - 22 Oct 2011)
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Reconsidering Asian Material Texts Workshop (19 Apr 2013)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Levitt, Stephan H. 1980. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Indic and Greater Indic Manuscripts in the Collection of the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 140
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