Maps [Manuṣyaloka, map of the world of man, according to Jain cosomological traditions].

Format Maps
Dates 1890
Location Earth
Language English
Subjects Earth
Jaina Cosmology
Manuscript Maps
[Manuṣyaloka, map of the world of man, according to Jain cosomological traditions].
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Jaina cosmology--Maps
-  Manuscript maps
-  Earth
-  Title provided by cataloger.
-  Gift; Nasli M. Heeramaneck.
-  From western Rajasthan.
-  Gouache on cotton, sewn on to modern cloth backing. Originally folded in accompanying silk brocade covered wooden boards (each 14 x 27 cm.).
-  Exhibited: World treasures of the Library of Congress: Beginnings, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., June 7, 2001-March 15, 2003.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Copy imperfect: Liquid staining in upper and lower right corners, ink stain in upper left corner, some losses throughout.
-  Aquisitions control no. 2003-27
1 map : col. ; 95 x 91 cm.
Call Number
G9930 189- .M2
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
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