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Listen to Georgia talk about one of the Library’s particularly beautiful medieval manuscripts, the Besancon missal, created in 1470.
From sourcing the best pigments, commissioning the best artists and apprentices, to making the vellum, discover how medieval manuscripts were created and why they have always been luxury items.
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Catholic Church. Besancon missal, 1470. MS G. 138. Click to see in detail on Manuscripts Online.
Catholic Church. Besancon missal, 1470. MS G. 139. Click to see in detail on Manuscripts Online.
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