Decorative initial letter “J” from 11th century.details

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Image title: Decorative initial letter “J” from 11th century.
Source: Tymms, W. R.: “The Art of Illuminating As Practised in Europe from the Earliest Times” (1860)
Keywords: lettera, initials, calligraphy, blue, yellow, green, red, colour
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This decorative capital letter A features Celtic knotwork, red, green and blue, with a peach fill.

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