"The World from Here:
Treasures of the Great Libraries of Los Angeles"

October 17, 2001 - January 13, 2002



Robert Hooke, “Micrographia: or Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute
Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses,” London: J. Martyn and J. Allestry, 1665.




Utagawa Kunitoshi,
"Shinhatsumei nimpu
rokuto junitai,"
woodblock print, 1880.




José Guadalupe Posada, bookcover illustrations to Heriberto Frías,
"Biblioteca del niño mexicano", Mexico City: Maucci Hermanos, 1899-1901.




"Saddarmapundarika
(Lotus Sutra)",
scroll, 1667.



Box of Glass Eyes,
German, ca. 1860s.


"Muku joko kyo jishin'in
darani", Nara: 764-70,
scroll in minature pagoda.

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