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The Codex Gigas. The largest medieval manuscript in existence, created by a single scribe in the early 13th century. Sometimes called “The Devil’s Bible” because of a large unexplained picture of him. Lavishly illustrated. Just the writing alone, not counting the illustrations, would have taken five years of constant writing to complete.

Day dress, IW Caley, Norwich, England, ca. 1880. Maroon silk. Bodice has velvet trim, is lined and boned. Bustled skirt.

Bowl Decorated by Kataro Shirayamadani  (1865–1948) Manufacturer: Manufactured by Rookwood Pottery (1880–1967) Date: 1890