Medieval enamel and illuminated manuscripts, (1898). Creator: Unknown
Medieval enamel and illuminated manuscripts, (1898). Fig: 1: Initial from a German manuscript (Rhenish school), 11th-12th century, in the Library at Paris. Fig 2: Initial from a German manuscript of the 12th century, from a private collection at Cologne. Fig 3: Relic-cross from the first half of the 12th cent, in the Diocesan-Museum at Freising. Fig 4: Pilaster from the shrine of St. Heribertus in the Benedictine-Abbey at Deutz, mid 12th century. Figs 5 and 10: From the shrine of the great relics at Aachen, 12th century. Fig 6: From a collection at Bonn, 12th century. Fig 7: Decoration from the Anno-shrine in the former abbey at Siegburg, 11th century. Figs 8 and 9: From a reliquary in South-Kensington Museum at London, 12th century. Fig 11: From a little reliquary, 12th century. Figs 12 and 13: From the portable altar of St. Andrews in the cathedral at Treves, 10th century. Fig 14: Flat disk of gilt copper in private possession at Bamberg, 12th century. Fig 15: Half from a shrine in the former abbey at Siegburg, 11th century. Figs 16-19: Decorations on double crosses at Essen, 11th century. Fig 20: Half figure of an angel from the shrine of St, Heribertus, see Fig 4. Fig 21: From the shrine of Charlemagne at Aachen, 12th century. Figs 22 and 23: From the Mauritius-shrine at Siegburg, 11th century. Fig 24: From an altar-wall, 12th century...In the art of enamelling, which had been transferred from Byzantium to Germany, the German artists attained a high point of perfection'. Plate 35 from "The Historic Styles of Ornament" translated from the German of H. Dolmetsch. [B.T. Batford, London, 1898]
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Albert Memorial, 1872-1900. Creator: Unknown
Albert Memorial, 1872-1900. [The memorial to Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria, was erected in Kensington Gardens opposite the Royal Albert Hall. George Gilbert Scott won the competition to design the memorial and it was unveiled in July 1872]. Albumen print, from the album "Views of London"
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