Illustrated texts on the story of the 28 Buddhas, 8 arahants, Shwedagon pagoda and Jakata stories

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Illustrated texts on the story of the 28 Buddhas, 8 arahants, Shwedagon pagoda and Jakata stories

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Donated to SOAS Library in November 2014 by Nathaniel Tarn (previously Dr E. Michael Mendelson)

Note

BE = Burmese Era

Origin: Asia -- Myanmar -- Shan State

Illustration: drawn images of the past 28 Buddhas

Alternative Form Available

Digital copy available via SOAS Digital Library

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Illustrated manuscript; 35x53cm

Custodial History

Acquired by the anthropologist Dr. E. Michael Mendelson (afterwards Nathanial Tarn) in the Shan States, Burma in 1959

Subjects