Period Examples

We enthusiasticly encourage you to use period examples when designing a scroll or a portion thereof.


French Sources:

  • Bibliotheque Mejanes, Aix-en-Provence
  • Bibliotheque Municipale de Besancon
  • Book of Hours Illuminated for the Daughter of Francis I 1559
  • Life of St. Jerome
  • Charrette (Lancelot) MS
  • The Bibliothèque Nationale de France: The Age of King Charles V
  • The Tres Riche Heures of the Duc du Berry
  • Les Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry
  • Treasures from the Bibliothèque Nationale de France
  • University of Liege Collection (in French)
  • German Sources:

  • Miniatures from the Manesse Codex (in German)
  • English Sources:

  • Bodleian Library Oxford
  • Early Manuscripts at Oxford University
  • The Burnet Psalter
  • The Life of King Edward the Confessor
  • English Handwriting 1500-1700
  • Spanish Sources:

  • The Cantigas de Santa Maria
  • The Sala Family Archives, Catalonian Charters
  • Irish Sources:

  • Book of Kells
  • The Aberdeen Bestiary
  • Scandinavian Sources:

  • The Royal Library of Sweden (in Swedish)
  • The Schoyen Collection
  • Dutch Sources:

  • The Koninklijke Bibliotheek
  • Miscellaneous Sources:

  • Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
  • The Collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg
  • The Steiner Collection
  • The Utah Museum of Fine Arts and the J. Willard Marriott Library
  • University of Kentucky Collection
  • Vatican Exhibit
  • Brandeis University Libraries
  • Medieval Calligraphy
  • The Morgan Library
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