Medieval London

Illustration of Medieval Blacksmith's Wife (Detail from British Library Add MS 47682, f. 31r)

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Title

Illustration of Medieval Blacksmith's Wife (Detail from British Library Add MS 47682, f. 31r)

Subject

Crucible

Description

While this image does not depict a crucible in use, it does depict a blacksmith's wife forging a nail-- the type of craftsperson who would use a crucible. Shown is the heating and hammering of the already-smelted metal, as depicted in the Holkham Bible.

Date

c. 1327-1335

Contributor

Kristen Gendron

Language

Anglo-Norman French

Type

Still Image

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Original Format

Manuscript illumination

Files

holkham2_x.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Illustration of Medieval Blacksmith's Wife (Detail from British Library Add MS 47682, f. 31r) ,” Medieval London, accessed August 11, 2020, https://medievallondon.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/75.

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