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The seven ages of man in the Liber de proprietatibus rerum (BNF Fr. 218, fol. 95), fourth quarter of the 15th century

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15th century illustration of a midwife attending a birth. The baby is washed in a fresh water basin immediately after birth.

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He looks like he may be carving these dolls from clay. Doll Museum: Dolls of the Middle Ages Part I

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Swaddled twins - Esau and Jacob as medieval babies. Bodleian Douce 211

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Les âges de l'homme Barthélemy l'Anglais (12..-1272), Le Livre des propriétés des choses Jean Corbichon (13..-14..), traducteur France, Moyen Âge BNF, département des Manuscrits, Français 134, fol. 92v

Medieval Manuscript Images, Pierpont Morgan Library, Book of hours (MS M.1001). MS M.1001 fol. 48r - love the little wheeled cart, and the unbuttoned cote.

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14th Century image of funeral for plague victims in Tournai, Belgium. From the Chronicles of the Abbot of the Monastery of St. Martin the Righteous

Christ Child wath a Walking Frame by Hieronymus Bosch (ca. 1500).

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