Walters Art Museum in Baltimore Wins Grant to Digitize Medieval Books

Posted by admin on Mar 30, 2012

The National Endowment for the Humanities is awarding the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore a $265,000 grant to digitize, catalog and distribute 113 medieval Flemish manuscripts, including a collection of prayer books adorned with gold.

The three-year grant announced Tuesday will digitize 45,000 pages of text and over 3,000 pages of illumination from the 13th through the 16th centuries in present-day France and Belgium.

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