New acquisitions: medieval manuscript facsimiles
Facsimiles of two famous illuminated medieval manuscripts have recently been added to Special Collections’ holdings. Both are associated with known artists and they are now available for consultation in the reading room or in the classroom.
The Godescalc Evangelistary
Call number: Vault Collection Quarto ND 3359 .G55 G64 2015
The Black Hours
This Book of Hours is one of the few extant medieval manuscripts created on parchment that was painted or stained black. It was produced in Bruges around 1480 and was illustrated by a follower of artist Willem Vrelant.
Call number: Vault Collection BX 2080 .A35 S38 2001