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    Francis before his conversion

    Manuscript Leaf with Scenes from the Life of Saint Francis of Assisi, ca. 1320–42 Made in Bologna for Hungarian use

    Presentation of verses

    Saint George Carlo Crivelli (Italian, Venice (?), active by 1457–died 1493 Ascoli Piceno)

    Histoire générale des drogues (General History of Drugs. Pierre Pomet  (French, Paris 1658–1699. Printed 1694. Engraving in printed book 39 × 50 cm. U.S. National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, History of Medicine Division

    Album of Persian and Indian calligraphy and paintings, Mary and Jesus, Walters Manuscript W.668, fol.10b detail by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts, via Flickr

    Initial 'I'(n) with pen-flourishing, at the beginning of book 2 of Pseudo-Cicero's Rhetorica ad Herennium. Origin:Italy, N. E. (Veneto?, Venice?)

    Ceres sowing corn

    Detail of puzzle initial. Origin:Italy, Central

    Illuminated Manuscript, Book of Hours, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.165, fol. 110v by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts, via Flickr

    Script style... Harley 1766 f. 76v (Detail) c. 1450 - c. 1460, English. Miniature of Orpheus lying on his back protecting himself from Thracian women armed with spindles and distaffs. England, S. E. (probably Suffolk, possibly Bury St Edmunds)

    Saint Barbara, patron saint of prisoners, architects, and artillerymen Limestone, paint, gilt ca. 1500

    Margin detail. Flemish c. 1320-30. Psalter

    Demons Fighting Over an Animal Limb, late 17th century. India. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Doris Rubin, in memory of Harry Rubin, 1989 (1989.236.3) | In this painting, set in a fantastic landscape with rocks, trees and a cityscape in the distance, two fearsome demons are seen quarreling over the leg of an animal.

    Coloured drawings of Adam and Eve at work, and Noah's Ark. Origin:Germany

    Corpus of Christ, ca. 1250 French; Possibly made in Paris Elephant ivory, traces of paint

    [ R ] Jan Rombouts - St.Mary with the Dragon - Detail

    Book of Hours, Elephant as Pilgrim, Walters Manuscript W.102, fol. 73v detail

    Flore médicale des Antilles, ou, Traité des plantes usuelles :. Paris :Pichard,1821-1829

    Chopping wood in January, Add. 24098 f.18v, 1520-1530