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Bulbul,; circa 1700-1850.

Title:
Bulbul, circa 1700-1850.
Abstract:
16 diagrams of different birds including the bulbul (nightingale), baṭaka (duck), and the kuliṅga (forked-tailed shrike); lists of omens associated with birds are to the right of each diagram; possibly a handbook used for telling the future; folios oriented to turn from right to left and not bottom to top as in typical manuscripts.
Format:
1 item (8 leaves) : paper; 11 x 22 cm.
Identifier:
(OCoLC)ocn774415793; (OCoLC)774415793; (PU)5419611-penndb-Voyager
Language:
In Hindi; (Devanāgarī)
Subject:
Birds -- India.; Hindu astrology.; Omens -- Religious aspects.; Diagrams.; Manuals (instructional materials); Manuscripts, Sanskrit; 18th century.; 19th century.; Manuscripts; India
Type:
Manuscript
Call Number:
Ms. Coll. 390
Collection:
Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts