Illuminated Wenzelbibel manuscript
A page from the illuminated manuscript known as the Wenzelbibel (or Wenzelsbibel), named after King Wenzel (Wenceslaus) IV of Bohemia. It contains some of the books of the Old Testament, and was written in German, translated from Latin.
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Statue of Liberty, Bedloe;s Island, New York, New York, USA
Statue of Liberty, Bedloe's Island, New York, New York, USA - designed by August Bartholdi, it was presented to the USA by France in 1884, symbolising 'Liberty Enlightening the World'. Date: circa 1943
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Codex Lebuinus. 825-850. Binding
Codex Lebuinus. Northern France, 825-850. Detail of binding, Cologne, 11th-12th centuries. Decorated in silver, ivory and precious stones. The central figure depicts Bacchus. Catharijneconvent Museum. Utrecht. Netherlands.
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