Page detail from Mediaeval Book of Hoursdetails

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Image title: Page detail from Mediaeval Book of Hours
Source: Tory, Geoffroy: “Book of Hours, Rosenwald MS. 10” (1533)
Keywords: colour, page images, calligraphy, lettering, christmas
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A fragment of a hand-written page of calligraphy from the late mediæval period—or from the Rennaissance, one might say, and made well after printing was common-place amongst those who could afford books.

The miniature painting and the initial C are also available as separate images.

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