The Holkham Bible Picture Book and the Making of Medieval Manuscripts
with Professor Michelle Brown
at the Old Court, Sutton Hoo (map)
|10.00||Coffee on arrival|
|10.15||Makers and users of medieval manuscripts – a survey, part 1|
|11.45||Makers and users of medieval manuscripts – a survey, part 2|
|14:00||Materials and techniques of manuscript
|15:15||The curious case of the Holkham Bible Picture
Book and its 14th-century London artist
Michelle Brown, FSA, is Professor Emerita of Medieval Manuscript Studies and Course Tutor to the History of the Book MA at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. She is also a Visiting Professor at University College London and at Baylor University, Texas. She was formerly the Curator of Medieval and Illuminated Manuscripts at the British Library. She has published, lectured and broadcast widely on the subject of medieval manuscripts and cultural history.
Brown, M. P., Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms (London: The British Library, 1994)
De Hamel, C., A History of Illuminated Manuscripts, 2nd edn (London, 1994)
Brown, M. P., The British Library Guide to Writing and Scripts (London & Toronto: British Library & Toronto University Press, 1998)
de Hamel, C., Scribes and Illuminators (London: British Museum, 1992)
Watson, R., Illuminated Manuscripts and their Makers (London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 2003)
Brown, M. P., The Holkham Bible Picture-Book, a facsimile with accompanying commentary, transcription and translation, pp. 90 (Folio Society & British Library: London, 2008), Folio Soc. and BL edns.
For the British Library page of the Holkham Bible:
For the British Library video of the facsimile edition of the Holkham Bible:
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