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“Royal Manuscripts: The Genius of Illumination”: Review

By Irene O’Daly Last November I took the opportunity to visit the Royal Manuscripts exhibition at the British Library.  Arriving on a quiet Friday morning, the galleries were all but deserted, allowing for close examination of the cases and some … Continue reading

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‘Devotion from Dawn to Dusk’ 19 January, 2012

By Irene O’Daly The popular depiction of a medieval manuscript is of a volume richly coloured, glistening with gold and impressive in its intricate presentation.  As we know all too well from our delvings into medieval manuscript collections, the reality … Continue reading

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