Buddhist talisman wooden printing block

Made:
1701-1900 in Tibet
maker:
Unknown

Buy this image as a print 

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

Buy this image as a print 

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Wooden printing block, depicting a buddist talisman carved in relief on one side. The talisman is depicted held in the palm of a hand. Tibetan, 1701-1900.

On display

Science Museum: Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries

If you are visiting to see this object, please contact us in advance to make sure that it will be on display.

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A17518/2
Materials:
complete, wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (block): 200 mm x 121 mm x 20 mm, .212 kg
overall (print): 175 mm x 102 mm x 4 mm, .11 kg
overall weight: x x , , .32kg
type:
wood cut printing block
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • print
  • relief print
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • printing block

Cite this page

Rights

We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.


Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero


Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data

Download

Download catalogue entry as json

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.