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.]


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