On the history of Illuminated Manuscripts and their Facsimiles

New Video: Divine Comedy “Dante Urbinate” Facsimile Edition

Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Divine Comedy "Dante Urbinate" in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?

How to Access a Library During a Pandemic

Do you miss traveling and visiting museums? Don’t worry, the Gallerie Estensi in Modena didn’t forget about its international visitors and officially launched a “Digital Library” to make its manuscripts available for everyone! (Guest post by Bianca Raimondi, who did her internship at FacsimileFinder in the summer of 2020)

New Video: The Isabella Breviary Facsimile Edition

Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like The Isabella Breviary in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?

New Video: Codex of Vyšehrad Facsimile Edition

Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Codex of Vyšehrad in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?

Facsimiles as Exhibition Items: Why Not?

A few months ago, we were asked to lend two facsimiles to be displayed at a French exhibition on the Apocalypse. Today, we're happy that many visitors can enjoy their beauty at the Château d'Angers. Thank you for the opportunity to share them!

New Video: Book of Hours of Philip II Facsimile Edition

Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Book of Hours of Philip II in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?

New Video: Voynich Manuscript Facsimile Edition

Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Voynich Manuscript in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?

New Video: Vergilius Romanus Facsimile Edition

Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Vergilius Romanus in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?

New Video: Voynich Manuscript Facsimile Edition (Full Version)

Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Voynich Manuscript in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?

New Video: Book of Hours of the Weaving Virgin Facsimile Edition

Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Book of Hours of the Weaving Virgin in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?

New Video: Purple Passion of Fra Angelico Facsimile Edition

Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Purple Passion of Fra Angelico in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?