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Medieval Art & Architecture

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 - tag=manuscripts)

24. Illuminated Manuscriptions from Europe - World Digital Library

25. Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis