British Museum 2008
Hardback 96pp Illustrated 185x147mm
9780714150758   Product Code: 22985
Drawn from the collections of the British Museum, the works reproduced in this anthology come from many different cultures and include Mughal paintings; an 11th-century Byzantine oliphant (a sounding horn made from an elephant's tusk); Rembrandt's drawing of An Elephant (c.1637); and an elephant mask from 20th-century Cameroon. The pictures are introduced by Sarah Longair and accompanied by apt quotations, verses, anecdotes and proverbs.