Friday, July 24, 2015


Picture Day Friday: Medieval Paper Planner: They had them then, too!


Move aside washi tape and stamps and colorful inks and stickers. Medieval people loved to decorate their daily schedulers with illuminated images in brilliant colors, and they wrote with beautiful calligraphic hands in these beautiful planners. Here's a page from May (year unknown).


[Image copyrighted by the British Library's Medieval Manuscripts section.]

Another May calendar c.1500 from Ghent, The Netherlands. This was one busy guy.


[Image copyrighted by the British Library's Medieval Manuscripts section.]


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