Personal tools
log in | join | help
Sections

Sheds in medieval illuminated manuscripts

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 10, 2013 01:07 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 0 votes)
by noreply@blogger.com (alex johnson) last modified Jan 09, 2013

The British Library has not only put online its fantastic Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts  , it has also effectively put them in the Public Domain, even though they are technically still in copyright in the UK until 2040. There are obviously lots of marvellous images there - in fact 35,661 of them from 4,231 different manuscripts - but with shuddering predictability we've focused on the search term 'shed' . Pictured above and below are a couple of results from Petrus de Crescentiis's Ruralia commoda in a French translation attributed to Jean Corbechon, dating from the Netherlands in the late 15th century. Above is a man winnowing wheat, below the author in an orchard (might he have shedworked in that shed?). ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Wednesday posts are sponsored by The Stable Company® , the UK's premier supplier of garden offices and garden rooms. Click here




 

 


 

 

 
 
 
this website is for sale

This website will undergo significant changes in 2021. First, the domain name has been sold. Visitors will not be able to find the site at livemodern.com after the new domain owner publishes their new website. In the meantime, we are looking for a buyer for the content, someone who wants to continue the mission of the website. If that is you, contact marshall [at] take-note.com. I will provide details.

more...
 

Website migration, maintenance and customization provided by Grafware.