Harleian MS. 603 is an Anglo-Saxon illuminated psalter from the middle of the 10th century. This is the same manuscript as Fig. 239. The three chairs illustrated here do not look very comfortable, but they all lack perspective and the central one, with a minstrel leaning against it with his harp, appears to [...] [more...] [$]
This illustration of the month of May is taken from an Anglo-Saxon manuscript in the British Museum, Cotton Tiberius B 5. It shows people wearing simple clothing, with cloaks and shoes. At left a falconer wearing a long flowing robe sits on a horse; this would be someone of a higher or nobler class. Then in the centre we have two shepherds, one holding [...] [more...] [$]
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