Fragments of Charles the Bold’s Bible
W. R. Tymms
Copied from an original source and chromolithographed by W R Tymms
7¼ x 4½ inches
Matthew Digby Wyatt, The History, Theory, and Practice of Illuminating, plate 1.
This book is a condensed version of the earlier Art of Illuminating (1859). Tymms provides a series of chromolithographic versions of illuminated manuscripts, which he copied from volumes in the British Museum. The illustration shown here exemplifies his work as an antiquarian.
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