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Folio from a Quran Manuscript

This folio, copied in floriated "new style" script, exhibits a striking balance of rigorous discipline and exuberant imagination. The fourth line of text is much larger than the rest and its vertical letters en... more

New Earth from BL Royal 19 B XV, f. 40v

Miniature of an angel and the vision of the New Earth, and a miniature of John with an angel and the vision of the New Sea, illustrating Revelation 21:1. Image taken from f. 40v of Apocalypse, with commentary (... more

New Heaven and Earth from BL Royal 15 D II, f. 198v

Detail of a miniature of John standing in witness before the revelation of the New Heaven and the New Earth, in illustration of Revelation 21:1. Image taken from f. 198v of La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (the '... more

New Year's Card: Christ Child with the Cross

South Anonymous, German, South Germany, 15th century

Moses and Christ (Old and New Laws) from BL Harley 2835, f. 8

Full scatter border with a large historiated 'A'(d te levavi) in colours and gold with a miniature juxtaposing the law received by Moses and the Grace of Christ. Image taken from f. 8 of Missal with a calendar,... more

The Adoration of the Holy Trinity in the New Covenant

Friedrich Sustris (Netherlandish (possibly born Italy), Venice (?) ca. 1540–1599 Munich)

“Takebun,” from the Musical Drama “The New Piece” (“Shinkyoku”)

These screens depict the “Takebun” episode of “The New Piece” (“Shinkyoku”), an example of the kōwakamai type of musical drama popular in the sixteenth century. Originally derived from a tragic episode from the... more

New Künstlichs Modelbuch

Published by Bernhard Jobin, Strassburg (?).Illustrated title page, poem (2 pages), and 45 pages of designs.According to Lotz loc.cit. editions appeared in 1579, 1582, 1586, 1588, 1589, 1596, 1598, and 1600. Se... more

Neuw Zugerichte Schreibkunst (New [book of] Calligraphy)

Caspar Rutlinger (Swiss, active Zurich, 1585–1605)

New Year's Decoration of Pine Trees and Manzai Dancers

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Cherries at Night at New Shimabara

Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active ca. 1850–80) Edo period (1615–1868)

New Moon; Nightingale on a Plum Branch

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Kobushō Kasei from the Series Thirty-Six Restaurants In New Tokyo

Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900) Edo period (1615–1868)

New Modelbüch

Designed by Andreas Bretschneider, German, ca. 1578-?1640, printed by Henning Gross the younger, Leipzig.Etched hand-colored title page, 29 etched plates (including 3 counterproofs), 20 pages of designs includi... more

Twelve Poems from the New Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern (Shin kokin wakashū)

This elegant silk handscroll includes twelve poems from the Shin kokin wakashū, or New Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern (ca. 1206), one of the great imperially commissioned anthologies of waka (court poet... more

Visit to the New Mother

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

Visit to the New Mother

Abraham Bosse (French, Tours 1602/1604–1676 Paris)

New France, from 'Game of Geography' (Jeu de la Géographie)

Etched by Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)

portrait from "New Poems. I. The Young Lovers Guide, etc"

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "New Poems. I. The Young Lovers Guide, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's fl... more

Bowles's New Pocket Map of the Coast of Africa : from Sta. Cruz, Lat. 30 N. to Angola, Lat. 11 S. With Explanatory Notes ; and a correct chart of the Cold Coast

Escalas gráficas de 80 leguas portuguesas [= 4,6 cm], 80 millas holandesas [= 4,5 cm] y 100 leguas inglesas de 23 1/9 al grado [= 4,9 cm]. Coordenadas referidas al meridiano de Londres (O 28°30'-E 18°50'/N 31°0... more

The New Treaty between King Philip and Henry VII, from Der Weisskunig

Der Weisskunig (the white king) is a loosely biographical account of the life of Emperor Maximilian I. The text, composed by Maximilian's secretary Marx Treitz-Sauerwein, is accompanied by illustrations by Burg... more

The Third Princess and a Cat, from the "New Herbs I" (Wakana I) chapter The Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari}

Attributed to Matsuno Chikanobu (Japanese, active early 18th century) Edo period (1615–1868)