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Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library’s Thangkas now digitized and online

March 1, 2013

Ellen Doon, Head of the Manuscript Unit at Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, reports that the Beinecke’s collection of Tibetan ‘thangkas’ are now available to view online. The thangkas have been digitized professionally and allow users to zoon in, bringing out the rich details of each painting. To view them, click here. Thanks to Ellen and all at the Beinecke for widening access to these extraordinary collections at Yale.