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Examples of Oriental "prayer board" print blocks

Codex Codex 440940
 Collection
Identifier: Codex 440940

Description

Three prints from Tibetan, Manchu and Mongul prayer boards caring during reign of Emperor Kang Hsi Ching Dynasty, 1662-1723 A.D.. Also print from Buddhist scripture printed from wood blocks in 1440 A.D. Includes advertising material about the block prints, two photos of Edward Barrett in China and letters from E. Barrett to Harold G. Rugg (July 6, 1925 and February 16, 1928). Creator unknown.

Dates

  • 1440

Language of Materials

In English.

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright on this material has not been evaluated. You are free to use this material in any way that is permitted by copyright that applies to your use.

Extent

.5 linear ft. : 4 items, printed material and typescripts signed with envelope ; 36-63 cm

General

Manuscripts, Oriental, Printing, Specimens, Edward Barrett, Harold Goddard Rugg (1883-1957)

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