New light on old illuminations

Beeby, Andrew, Gameson, Richard and Nicholson, Catherine (2018) New light on old illuminations. Archives and Records, 39 (2). pp. 244-256. ISSN 2325-7962

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This article describes a unique suite of mobile equipment designed for non-invasive, non-destructive identification of the inks and pigments in medieval manuscripts. It explains the circumstances which led to the development of the equipment, outlines some of the findings that have been made with it to date, and summarizes the broader questions that may be addressed and answered with future work.

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Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Archives and Records on 22nd May 2017, available online:
Uncontrolled Keywords: Illumination, pigments, medieval manuscripts, diffuse reflectance spectroscopy, multispectral imaging, Raman spectroscopy
Subjects: F100 Chemistry
F200 Materials Science
J500 Materials Technology not otherwise specified
V100 History by period
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Applied Sciences
Depositing User: Kate Nicholson
Date Deposited: 23 May 2017 16:24
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2021 07:45

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