The oldest printed book in The Huntington’s collection, The Scripture of the Great Flower Ornament of the Buddha, will be on display in Printed in 1085: The Chinese Buddhist Canon from the Song Dynasty in the Library West Hall. The exhibition dives into the circumstances of the book’s creation and its religious significance while broadening visitors’ understanding of Chinese textual tradition. Additional materials related to the text will also be on display to provide historical context.
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