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Crutches, circa 1260. (The wonderful things you find in medieval manuscripts!) Detail from an illuminated initial D in a Franco-Flemish antiphonal on view in Gothic Grandeur.

late gothic sketchbook 3 by Public Domain Review, via Flickr The workbook of a manuscript illuminator in Germany - it includes practice sketches and places where he seemed to be working out ornamentation and layout

The page shows the opening of Psalm 25 ('Dominus illuminatio mea') in the Ormesby Psalter, a mid 14th-century East Anglian manuscript celebrated for its exuberant border decoration.