Ralph Isaacs

Ralph Isaacs worked with the British Council in Burma from 1989 to 1994, learning some Burmese language and acquiring insights into Burmese Theravada Buddhist culture. He and his wife, Ruth, donated their lacquer collection to the British Museum and their collection of sazigyo to Brighton Museum. He is coauthor of Visions from the Golden Land: Burma and the Art of Lacquer (British Museum Press, 2000).