Reed pens used by one of the secretaries of Baha’u’llah are part of the display at the British Museum’s John Addis Gallery.
The British Museum is showing rarely seen original handwriting, as well as other archival items associated with the life of Baha’u’llah. The exhibition opened on Monday 6 November during a reception that brought together representatives from academia, the arts, and the media.
Reading glasses gifted to Professor Edward G. Browne by Baha’u’llah, on display in the British Museum
The British Museum is showing rarely-seen original handwriting of Baha’u’llah, as well as other archival items associated with His life, to mark the 200th anniversary of His birth. Here, an example “Revelation Writing” is on display.
One of Baha’u’llah’s works, The Hidden Words, is among the sacred texts on display.
A panel in an exhibition displaying original writings of Baha’u’llah
A reed pen of Baha’u’llah, on display at the British Museum. “It is quite remarkable to think that such a simple instrument as the reed pen of Baha’u’llah, that you see here, was the means through which He set out His vision for a united humanity,” said a representative of the UK Baha’i community at the recent reception.
Pen cases of Baha'u'llah, on display at the British Museum