(active 1400-1425)

Illustrations for Mandeville's Travels

Manuscript (MS Add. 24189), 225 x 180 mm
British Library, London

This parchment codex contains no text, but a series of 28 full-page miniatures (tinted grisaille drawings on green parchment) illustrating the Voyage d'outre mer, attributed to Sir John Mandeville (active c. 1357). The miniaturist is called the Master of the Mandeville Travels.

The drawing on folio 16 shows glassmaking.

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