Michael Ridley Wikipedia
Michael Ridley is an English author, archaeologist and orientalist.
He has travelled widely in India, China and Nepal. In 1955 he was present at the opening of the Han tomb at Lei Cheng Uk in China. He has written many books and has spent time as curator at the Rochdale Museum in Lancashire, the Museum of Archaeology at Bournemouth, and served as director of the Tutankhamun Exhibition in Dorchester; he is currently keeper of Oriental Art and Archaeology at the Russell-Cotes Museum in Bournemouth. He is a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society.The Art of World Religions — Buddhism, Blandford Press, Dorset, 1978, ISBN 0-7137-0886-7
Oriental Art — India, Nepal and Tibet
Far Eastern Antiquities
Style, Motif and Design in Chinese Art