blæc

blæc, adj/n: black, dark, swarthy; ink (especially black ink). (BLACK / ˈblæk)

Descent of the Holy Spirit, The Black Hours, c. 1475
Book of Hours, Bruges (Belgium), c. 1480. Morgan Library, MS M.493, folios 18v and 19r. The Black Hours, one of a very few manuscripts on vellum that is dyed black. Source: Morgan Library.

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  1. Reblogged this on HistoReWriter and commented:
    Writing as art. . .as writing. It’s never far from my mind, the magical characters we use, and how many more we could be using. Give your eyes a feast every once in awhile!

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