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Here you can explore digitized manuscripts, bindings, and single leaves from the collection of the Walters Art Museum. Located in Baltimore, Maryland, the Walters Art Museum houses a collection of more than 900 manuscripts from Europe, Byzantium, North Africa, South Asia, Ethiopia, and more. The Walters' digitization initiative is ongoing, and roughly a third of the collection has been digitized to date.

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Hours of Pastor Denys

W.169

This early fifteenth-century Book of Hours was created for a woman's use in Bruges or Ghent. Although her name is unknown (as are those subsequent ear...

Flanders

Early 15th century CE

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From The Walters Blog Illuminating Medieval Manuscripts in the Digital Age, Part III Posted: 2016-12-30 Creator: Eti Bonn-Muller

The Walters recently launched a new website that houses its digital collection of manuscripts: manuscripts.thewalters.org. Featuring a user-friendly design, the site provides visitors with intuitive search options, including the ability to refine their search by date, geography, subject, culture, and more.  Lynley Anne Herbert is the Robert and Nancy Hall Assistant Curator of Rare Books … Continue reading "Illuminating Medieval Manuscripts in the Digital Age, Part III"

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From The Walters Blog Illuminating Medieval Manuscripts in the Digital Age, Part III Posted: 2016-12-30 Creator: Eti Bonn-Muller

The Walters recently launched a new website that houses its digital collection of manuscripts: manuscripts.thewalters.org. Featuring a user-friendly design, the site provides visitors with intuitive search options, including the ability to refine their search by date, geography, subject, culture, and more.  Lynley Anne Herbert is the Robert and Nancy Hall Assistant Curator of Rare Books … Continue reading "Illuminating Medieval Manuscripts in the Digital Age, Part III"

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