The Ingenuity and Beauty of Creative Parchment Repair in Medieval Books | Engelberg, Stiftsbibliothek, MS 16, 12th century

The Ingenuity and Beauty of Creative Parchment Repair in Medieval Books //ughhh//

bound and stitched Augustinus, Enarrationes in Psalmos. Latin 1979 Bibliothèque…

bound and stitched Augustinus, Enarrationes in Psalmos.

Got holes and tears in your velum/manuscript? Repair them with silk needlelace! This is a 14th century manuscript from the Vadstena kloster in Sweden. Follow the link for repairs of both straight tears and round holes.

Broidery on a medieval page Holes in the pages of medieval books are common. They were easily made (by the parchment maker’s knife), as in this wonderful case. Fixing it by stitching the hole together.

Influential photographer Nigel Shafran shares the journals that back up his…

Nigel Shafran’s Work Books

// Influential photographer Nigel Shafran shares the journals that back up his revolutionary images on NOWNESS

Galileo GALILEI.  Autograph notes on the satellites of Jupiter, 14–25 January 1611

centuriespast: “ Galileo Galilei Autograph notes on the satellites of Jupiter, January 1611 On this scrap of paper (an unfolded envelope), Galileo recorded the positions of four.

lovely parchment damage (@ubleiden BPL 25, 10th c).

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lovely parchment damage ( BPL c).

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