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    Illuminated Manuscripts Postcard Pack

    This postcard pack contains 16 postcards featuring images and details from Illuminated Manuscripts in the British Library collection.

    Postcards include:

    • ‘Generosity in Charity’ from the Vessantara Jataka
    • Detail from the ‘Welles Apocalypse’
    • A view of London with the Tower of London in the foreground from a copy of the poems of Charles, Duke of Orleans
    • Page from a Book of Hours
    • ‘Rescue of Prince Janaka’ from the Mahajanaka Jataka
    • Image from Petit Livre d'Amour
    • Image of Imagination introducing the knight to the three Virtues, from Imaginacion de vraye noblesse
    • Image of Astronomers on Mt. Athos, from Sir John Mandeville's Travels
    • Image of the fairy Mélusine transformed into a dragon, flies away from Lusignan castle from Jean d'Arras, Roman de Mélusine
    • Image of St Anne teaching the Virgin Mary to read, from the Breviary of John the Fearless and Margaret of Bavaria
    • Beginning of the Gospel of St Matthew, from the Harley Golden Gospels
    • Illustration from a Thai folding book containing extracts from the Tipitaka
    • Image of the Transfiguration and the Last Supper, from The Floreffe Bible
    • Noah's Ark, from Old English Illustrated Hexateuch
    • City of Babylon, from the Talbot Shrewsbury Book
    • Image of the building of the Tower of Babel, from the Bedford Hours

    Brand: British Library