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A portico of four columns. Ram Raz Collection c.1825
Kunisato Triptych: View of Akabane, Yedo, early evening. From an album of theatrical prints presented by Herbert Charles Fanshawe, December 1923
Tod Collection: Rana Jai Singh of Newar being weighed, Udaipur
Demons and kings seated in two main rows. Illustration from the Adi parva of the Mahabharata.
Reading Room Christmas Closure:
The last day that the Reading Room will be open in 2016 is Friday 16th December. We will then be closed for the Christmas and New Year period, re-opening on Friday 6th January, 2017.
December 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Professor Nile Green (UCLA). The Afghan Discovery of Buddha: Archaeology and Nationalism in Pre-Taliban AfghanistanDecember 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm