Knight on horseback - Description: - Parchment - 220 x 152 mm Country: Austria . Region: Vienna. Assigned Date: s. XIV/XV Searchable Date Range: 1390 - 1410. Dated by scribe: Latin. Cambridge, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 0045. Medieval Imago & Dies Vitae Idade Media e Cotidiano.
Wallachian "Valachus". Claes Rålamb (8 May 1622 – 14 March 1698) was a Swedish statesman. The 'Rålamb Costume Book' is a small volume containing 121 miniatures in Indian ink with gouache and some gilding, displaying Turkish officials, occupations and folk types. They were acquired in Constantinople in 1657-58 by Claes Rålamb who led a Swedish embassy to the Sublime Porte, and arrived in the Swedish Royal Library / Manuscript Department in 1886.
City Charter and Wax Seal, Krakow, Poland. Poland's capital since 1038, Krakow, the bustling trade center of Slavonic Europe, entered its golden age in the 15th century, when this historic charter was sealed. Under the 45-year reign of King Casimir IV, Poland emerged as one of Europe's greatest powers and a thriving cultural center. Scholars (including Copernicus), architects, and artists contributed to Krakow's magnificent renaissance.