What is a butt tuba and why is it in medieval art? - Michelle Brown
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To learn more about manuscripts in medieval life, look here.
The educator, Michelle P. Brown, talks about the Holkham Bible Picture Book, an illuminated manuscript in this video.
For a good overview of illuminated manuscripts by period, see these resources:
Illuminating the Manuscript Leaves Digitized illuminated manuscripts from the University of Louisville Libraries
Digitized Illuminated Manuscripts – Complete sets of high-resolution archival images from the Walters Art Museum
UCLA Library Special Collections collection of Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts
Collection of illuminated manuscripts. From the Koninklijke Bibliotheek and Museum Meermanno-Westreenianum in The Hague.
CORSAIR. Thousands of digital images from the Morgan Library's renowned collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts
Manuscript Miniatures, a collection of illustrations from manuscripts made before 1450
Illuminated Manuscripts in Medieval England and France - bl.uk
For Further Reading:
Alexander, J.J.G, The Decorated Letter (London: Chatto and Windus, 1978)
J. J. G. Alexander, Medieval Illuminators and Their Methods of Work (New Haven: Yale, 1992) Brown, M. P., 1994
Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: a Glossary of Technical Terms, London and Malibu
Brown, M. P., The British Library Guide to Writing and Scripts. History and Techniques (British Library & Toronto University Press: London & Toronto, 1998)
Brown, M. P., The World of the Luttrell Psalter (British Library: London, 2006)
Camille, M., Image on the Edge: the margins of medieval art (London: Reaktion Books, 1992)
de Hamel, C., Scribes and Illuminators (London: British Museum, 1992)
De Hamel, C., A History of Illuminated Manuscripts, 2nd edn (London, 1994)
Pächt, O., Book Illumination in the Middle Ages: an Introduction (London: Harvey Miller, 1986)
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