Category manuscript study

Free medieval manuscript images to download and reuse

Now is a great time to be a medievalist. More and more beautiful, high-resolution, images of medieval manuscripts are appearing online. However, it can be difficult to a) find these images, b) know whether you are allowed to use them, and c) know where you stand when it comes to reproducing them in open access […]

Cheesesteaks and Brownstones: Manuscript Viewings in Philadelphia and NYC

Having just returned from a research trip to the States, I thought that I would give my blog a kick, as it has gone into hibernation of late. Jet-lag and a cold prevent me from tackling my impending deadlines, so I thought that I’d take time to be more creative. I hope that peripatetic manuscript […]

A Palaeographer’s Adventures in Programming (3)

I’ve been away from my desk a lot over the last three weeks. I’ve spent many hours working with my supervisor to design a palaeography experiment involving a group of very willing and wonderful calligraphers from the York Scribes and Wyke Scribes groups, a WACOM digitising tablet and an adapted digital pen. I’m still grappling […]