Asia Collections

The Sabinet African Archives portal currently offers an index to collections within academic institutions of South Africa. We are busy expanding this index. Sabinet also offers a hosting and digitisation solution to online collection holders to make it more discoverable to researchers globally.

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Asian Art


Collections of Chinese ceramics, Indian miniatures and Japanese prints were established by Eleanor Lorimer, the first Director, in acknowledgment of the Chinese and Indian communities in Port Elizabeth

Textiles


An extremely large textile collection includes flags, household linen, Indonesian ikats and batiks, Oriental carpets, samples and embroideries, as well as tapestries. Costumes in the collection consist mainly of items…

Kotzè, CR


This collection consists only of various publications focuses on politics, the history of various nations, the Afrikaner nation, and various historical figures (a handwritten list is provided in the finding…