ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS

Reference - Image Databases - Individual Manuscripts

Library Holdings


See the Manuscripts page for more resources

REFERENCE

Making Medieval Manuscripts
Images and information from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, with animation about making techniques.

Glossary of Manuscript Terms
From the British Library.

Intute: Illuminated Manuscripts
Gateway to internet resources.

Digital Scriptorium
Image database of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts that unites scattered resources from many institutions into an international tool for teaching and scholarly research.

Manuscript Studies Portal
From Senate House Library.

Manuscriptorium
Virtual research environment providing access to all existing digital documents in the sphere of historic book resources.

Medieval Manuscript Manual
Information on the making of manuscripts, including a glossary

Miniatura Italiana
A site dedicated to Italian illumination and the ancient book (includes extensive section of links , plus various listings - fellowships, jobs, conferences ...)

Depicting Devotion
Website of exhibition at Washington University Libraries in 2001.

IMAGE DATABASES

Bodleian Library Western manuscripts to c. 1500 (selection) http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/dept/scwmss/wmss/medieval/browse.htm

British Library Digital Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/illuminatedmanuscripts/welcome.htm

British Library Images Online http://www.imagesonline.bl.uk/

Enluminures + Liber Floridus + Mandragore http://www.manuscritsenlumines.fr/

Enluminures http://www.enluminures.culture.fr/documentation/enlumine/fr/ [Includes images of decoration]

Liber Floridus http://liberfloridus.cines.fr/ [Select images from two MSS]

Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts, The Hague http://www.kb.nl/manuscripts/index.html

Medieval Manuscripts in Dutch Collections http://www.mmdc.nl/static/site/index.html

Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Codices Iconographici http://codicon.digitale-sammlungen.de/start.html

Choix de miniatures
]Manuscripts from the Université de Liège] http://www.libnet.ulg.ac.be/enlumin/enl01.htm

Manuscripts from the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.

INDIVIDUAL MANUSCRIPTS

The St Albans Psalter (Aberdeen, University Library)
http://www.abdn.ac.uk/stalbanspsalter/

The Utrecht Psalter (Utrecht, University Library, Bibl. Rhenotraiectinae I Nr 32) http://psalter.library.uu.nl/ [Requires Internet Explorer] - Currently unavailable because a new and improved digital version is being prepared for end 2012. See http://www.uu.nl/university/library/EN/special_collections/Pages/default.aspx

Murthly Hours
[From the National Library of Scotland (hard copy at CHB 445.H33)] http://www.nls.uk/murthlyhours/index.html

Très Riches heures du Duc de Berry [From the Webmuseum, Paris]
http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/rh/