• Komainu (lion-dogs) and turtle

    The Japanese handscroll Nanden shōji mozu – kensei no zu 南殿障子模圖・賢聖之圖 dating from the second half of the Edo period before 1865 shows motifs of the sliding doors of a palace in Kyoto (Libri japon. 483)

  • The "I La Galigo"

    The „I La Galigo“ epic is a UNESCO world heritage und one of the longest literary works. The Buginese alphabet used is also called Lontara. (Ms. or. fol. 403, Folio 2v). Link to the digitized book

  • Manchu bannerman with his wife

     Illustrations from an export album probably made in a Canton studio (Picturae Sinicae in 5 vols, 2nd half 19th century). Link to the digitized book