From the European Studies blog post 'The Battle of the Floods'. Image:Provisionneel Concept Ontwerp ende Voorslach dienende tot de bedyckinge van de groote Water Meeren ([Amsterdam], 1641)
From the Medieval Manuscripts blog post 'Prepare to meet your doom'. Image: Detail of a miniature showing the punishment of cardinal sinners in Hell, from the ‘Divine Comedy’ by Dante Alighieri, Italy (Tuscany), 1444-c. 1450.
From the Medieval Manuscripts blog post 'No Rest for the Wicked: Dante's Inferno'.
From the blog post 'British Library collaborative PhD studentship'.
Victorian Health. Image: Washing the streets of Covent Garden to prevent the spread of Cholera, 1894
From the Digital Scholarship blog post 'Valentine's Day: The 19th Century Way'.
From the Asian and African Studies blog post 'Morbid Meditations in Thai Manuscript Art'. Image: Fragment of a manual of a Buddhist mystic (yogacavara) on meditation practices, including morbid meditations.
From the Asian and African Studies blog post 'New display of Southeast Asian manuscripts'.
From the Medieval Manuscripts blog post 'Hidden Away'.
This image is taken from Leo Belgicus and shows a map in the shape of a lion. This was produced in Amsterdam between 1600 and 1750.