Page-Turners: Medieval and Early Modern Illustration

Exhibition Dates: 
Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 to Sunday, May 13, 2018

Page-Turners Online Exhibition Poster

Presenting illustrated narratives and decorated pages, this exhibition investigates different functions of images as well as the interplay between text and image in Medieval and Renaissance books and prints. The selection of objects includes leaves from illuminated manuscripts, early printed books and folios, and broadsheets.


To view Part I and Part II of the online exhibition, click on the buttons below.

Button - Page-Turners Online Exhibition Part IButton - Page-Turners Online Exhibition Part II

View the selected Bibliography of resources for this exhibition.

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