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Cambridge Illuminations Research Project

Researching the nearly 4000 illuminated manuscripts and incunabula preserved at the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Cambridge Colleges, this project is internationally recognised for unearthing new evidence about manuscript production, patronage and use.

MINIARE: Manuscript Illumination: Non-Invasive Analysis, Research and Expertise

This project is transforming our understanding of medieval painting by using non-invasive analytical methods to identify the materials and techniques in illuminated manuscripts.