Friday, August 28, 2015

Picture Day Friday: Illumination from a Medieval Manuscript

Spectacular example of an illuminated drop letter "S" from folio 229 recto of a medieval manuscript located at the British Library shelf mark Royal MS 1 E IX. It is a "Bible, in Latin, of St. Jerome's version with the Gospel of Nicodemus. Produced in England (probably London) during the first quarter of the fifteenth century."

[Image copyrighted by Robert Miller.]