The Walters was recently awarded a grant from the NEH for the
digitization of its English, Dutch, German, Byzantine, Armenian and
Ethiopian Mss. They used the application as a model for next year's
Sunday, April 25, 2010
The manuscript digitization initiatives at The Walters, like Hubble Space Telescope data, were used to bolster Baltimore's campaign in response to the Google Fiber Challenge: check out Behind the Scenes
Posted by Will Noel at 12:48 PM
Saturday, April 24, 2010
Interview with me by medievalnews.net, concerning manuscript digitization initiatives at The Walters http://medievalnews.blogspot.com/2010/04/museums-digitization-projects-offers.html
Posted by Will Noel at 7:53 PM
Five poems (quintet), Walters Art Museum, Ms. W.624, fol.203b, originally uploaded by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts.
This is one of the Walters Art Museum's great masterpieces, and I am glad to get images of it up online
Posted by Will Noel at 6:48 PM
Currently in a holding pattern at 1413 Jordan Street, waiting for a baby and learning how to blog :)
Posted by Will Noel at 1:51 PM
The notion of posting one medieval manuscript image a day onto Flickr for the rest of my working life is immensely appealing, whether or not anyone watches. So farm, people are watching because I tweet about them. But its time I started blogging too. So here goes! I like this one, its a page from a ninth century Koran at the Walters, written in Kufic script with that Typical oblong format.