Sharing Appreciation of Islamic Art
A table at the Discover Islam Week, Parkinson Court,
University of Leeds
By Antonia Lovelace and Gabrielle Hamilton
and the seal and manuscripts from Nepal belonging to Maharaj Rana Singh Bahadoor. Several people have asked for the longer Persian text to be sent to them by e-mail, so hopefully we may get a translation of key elements of this quite soon.
Two readers were able to give us the date on the longest manuscript – 13 July 1879.
Thank you to Zaki Al-Ghazal for inviting us to the event, which continues for the rest of the week (though we could only be there for today), and a big thank you to Ismail Hussayn, the Arabic calligrapher, who kindly wrote
VOICES OF ASIA, the title of the redisplay we are planning for Leeds City Museum World View gallery, for us: