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Medieval Art & Architecture

Professor Deborah Kahn

The following list was compiled by Beth Pugliano and Professor Deborah Kahn.  Edited by Ruth Thomas.

1. Mandragore, base des manuscrits enluminés de la BnF

2. Enluminures - Single site for illuminated manuscripts from many French libraries (Dijon, Reims, etc)

3. Liber Floridus - [Site for illuminated manuscripts from the Bibliotheque de Sainte-Genevieve and Bibliotheque Mazarine] ?

4. British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts - Many images in their collection. Can search by keyword or shelfmark. (Public domain information)

5. Digital Scriptorium - Manuscripts in many US collections (Harvard, NYPL, Huntington Library).  Browse by location.

6. E-codices - Virtual collection from Swiss libraries. Can download full pdfs of manuscripts.

7. Bildindex - Collection from Foto Marburg with various media

8. Corpus Vitrearum in Great Britain - Stained Glass in the UK

9. Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland

10. Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts at the Royal Library, the Hague

11. Mapping Gothic France - Gothic architecture in France (Stephen Murray)

12. The St Albans Psalter - Images, text and commentary

13. Romane - Online database of CESCM. Searchable by site, monument, iconography and manuscript. Can be finicky; broader searches have better returns.

14. Baptisteria Sacra - Database of baptismal fonts

15. Early Manuscripts at Oxford University

16. Digital Vatican Library

17. The CENOBIUM Project - Descriptions and images of cloister capital sculptures at Monreale, Cefalu, Aosta and Moissac.

18. The Lordship and Commune Project: A Collaboratory (ICMA) - Website developed from Barbara Abou-El-Haj's unfinished work on Amiens and Reims. Includes photographs taken by her daughter in 2006.

19. Joconde. Portail des collections des musees de France

20. Manuscripta Mediaevalia - in German libraries

21. Beyond Words: Illuminated Manuscripts in Boston Collections, 2016

22. Digital Abbey Library of St. Gallen (Codices Electronici Sangallenses)

23. OpenGLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums) Open Collections (active?)

24. Illuminated Manuscriptions from Europe - World Digital Library

25. Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis