16th-Century Pattern Book for Scribes

A medieval pattern book for scribes composed of two parts and dating from around 1510 and hailing from Swabia, Germany – including lots of wonderful calligraphy….more

16th-Century Ornament Prints

A collection of highly elaborate ornament prints, mostly in the grotesque style, from the collection of the Rijksmuseum – stunningly surreal and elaborate designs….more

America, a Personification (ca. 1590)

A late 16th-century Dutch print depicting a female personification of the continent America, engraved by Flemish designer and engraver Adriaen Collaert after a desi…more

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