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The Illuminator and a Bible for the 21st Century
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Vendor: St. John's Bible
Publication Date: 2005
The longtime scribe to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's Crown office used age-old calligraphic techniques to create a modern manuscript: egg yolks, gold, silver, and platinum in the illuminations; goose quills and hand-ground ink on carefully selected calf-skin vellum for the text. Experience for yourself the story of the most extensive scribal commission in the world since the end of the Middle Ages, a story that has not happened for along time and probably will never happen again.
Copyright 2005. A 3BM TeleVision Production for BBC Wales and Saint John's University with support from Target Corporation.