Barley, Nigel ed: THE GOLDEN SWORD. Stamford Raffles and the East. London, 1999. 100 pp. 7 colour and 40 b/w illustrations. 25x19 cm. Paper.
To accompany an exhibition at the British Museum which highlights one of the oldest and most significant Indonesian collections held by any western museum, originally made by Sir Stamford Raffles. Discusses Raffles the naturalist, Batik, the Raffles Wayang Puppets, White Elephants, Cannibals and much more - a fascinating variety of objects. Useful to anyone with an interest in Indonesian arts and crafts.
Available, as of: 08/11/2019
Was item 336 in printed List 197.
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