Foundling Museum exhibit The Generous Georgian: Dr Richard Mead explores generosity, philanthropy, collecting and medicine of physician and art collector.
Why paint pictures in medieval manuscripts? Whether to delight the eye or reinforce the stories, medieval book paintings are an art form in their own right.
Red ink in medieval manuscripts of Christian Europe isn’t just for decoration. The colorful markings instructed both scribes and artists creating books – and clerics and readers who use the texts.
Micrography, minute and artistic Masoretic notes added to Hebrew texts, gives guidance on pronunciation and intonation of Hebrew Torah scrolls.
The exhibit Enduring War: Grief, Grit and Humour at British Library looks at how people coped with life during World War I both at home and on the front.