I’m speechless.

I just went through this wonderful interactive presentation showing the process of making folios (see above) in the Middle Ages and the gigantic amount of highly detailed miniature work is just insane. I think it’s a little incomprehensible for us, living with our millions of technology gadgets and highly computerized and industrialized way of doing things, to conceive having a job like this. We couldn’t take it psychologically.


Have a look
! From the Fitzmuseum in the UK. (Your browser needs to have Flash, if it’s a newer version of any browser, you have it).

Look at this illustration! (click on option to enlarge)
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