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Shaw, Henry, 1800–1889
A handbook of the art of illumination, as practised during the middle ages. With a description of the metals, pigments, and processes employed by the artists at different periods. By Henry Shaw, F.S.A. ...
London, Bell and Daldy, 1866.
Physical Description:
viii, 66 p. ill., XVI (i. e. 28) plates (part. col.) 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND2920 S5+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Plates, initials, and marginal decorations engraved by J.D. Cooper, Miss Byfield, R.B. Utting, J.O. Jewett, Jospeh L. Williams, and Miss Gould.
Several color plates signed "Vincent Brooks, Day & Son, Lith."
"Chiswick Press: Printed by Whittingham and Wilkins."
The added title-page is included in the list of plates.
Most of the reproductions are given twice: as wood-engravings, printed in black, and as lithographs, in colors.
Subject Terms:
Illumination of books and manuscripts.

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