1889 - Stockholm and Christiania

Scope and Content

The 8th International Congress of Orientalists was held in Stockholm and Christiania in 1889. Material from this conference is:

  • "Menu du Diner Offert au VIII Congrès International des Orientalistes, Stockholm Le 7 Sept 1889" - Colour, printed pamphlet in multiple languages, describing each of the courses.
  • Silver and enamelled drinking horn presented by the King of Sweden to the Congress. Within original presentation case.
  • Note describing the drinking horn and quoting an extract from the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society 1902, when it was recorded that the horn should be kept at the Society.
  • Two copies of the pamphlet "Quousque Tandem? Der Achte Internationale Orientalisten-Congress: Und Der Neunte? Eine Zusammenstellung von Albr. Weber" - Printed in Berlin, 1891.