Things I've picked up along the way...

Pretty medieval manuscript of the day is the Thesinge Breviary, an illuminated manuscript from a Benedictine monastery in the Netherlands. The giant historiated initial is detailed and neat, in contrast to the rather clumsy border illustrations. No expense has been spared though - there is a great deal of gold leaf on the pages.
Image source: Image declared as public domain on Wikimedia Commons as its copyright has expired.

Pretty medieval manuscript of the day is the Thesinge Breviary, an illuminated manuscript from a Benedictine monastery in the Netherlands. The giant historiated initial is detailed and neat, in contrast to the rather clumsy border illustrations. No expense has been spared though - there is a great deal of gold leaf on the pages.

Image source: Image declared as public domain on Wikimedia Commons as its copyright has expired.

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