busted in the Middle Ages

Conception of Alexander the Great, Les faize d’Alexandre, Bruges ca. 1468-1475. British Library

The Conception of Alexander the Great, Les faize d’Alexandre, Bruges ca. 1468-1475. British Library

 

The Taymouth Hours, dtl 14thc -British Library

The Taymouth Hours, England 14thc. British Library

 

Roman de la Rose, France ca. 1380.BL

Roman de la Rose, France ca. 1380. British Library

 

Queen Mary Psalter, London 1310-1320 -British LibraryQueen Mary Psalter, London 1310-1320. British Library

 

Psalter, Oxford ca. 1200-1220. BLPsalter, Oxford ca. 1200-1220. British Library

Our selection of medieval sexuality, scans from Discarding images

Parquets Aug. Lachapelle, ca 1920

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A selection of wood floor designs from the rare early 20’s hardcover catalogue of Auguste Lachappelle Parquets, a company founded in Antwerp in 1889.  At the time Lachappelle was the only house in Europe manufacturing superior wood floors exclusively for princely palaces, castles and mansions.

The book contains more than 120 pages of beautiful parquet patterns and luxurious borders and has been for many years a great source of inspiration for me, on many topics. Recently I’ve started a process of scanning my favorite designs,  a small sample following.

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Scans for WeWasteTime