Medieval calligraphy

2017-02-17 Khaiell

A lot of fantasy and dark SF models and buildings are decorated with parchments covered in blackletter, Gothic script. Is this something rooted in real medieval art? Oh yes! But please use the real historical "fonts" and not a contemporary wedding invitation blasphemy

Calendarium Parisiense, XIV century, National Library in Warsaw

See the pictures as separate pages: Calendarium Parisiense, XIV century, National Library in Warsaw * Calendarium Parisiense, XIV century, National Library in Warsaw * A church plaque made in Limoges, France, XIII century, National Museum in Warsaw * Bas-relief from the Geneva Cathedral * Kapellbrücke in Lucerne, Switzerland: a king and his men try to escape Death, XVII century * …more

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