Magdalen College, Oxford: part I

Below are some photos from yesterday’s study trip to Magdalen College, Oxford. Many thanks to Dr. Christine Ferdinand and her invaluable help in the Old Library.

The far end of the Old Library.
Magdalen College cloister during a midday walk under its vaults. Built 15th c.
My desk had quite a view
Some of the book shelves
The manuscript I was working on: a Latin chronicle from 1006-1226
Closer view of the text: one column, many ambitions
Moveable type in the library, moveable organ in the street: overall, a moveable feast
Do you have an inkling of what’s going on here?
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