Medieval London

Blacksmith at Work

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Title

Blacksmith at Work

Subject

Tools; Civic and Guild Culture

Description

This manuscript illumination shows a blacksmith working at a waist-high forge with a hand hammer. Although he is working on a horseshoe, he would have been capable of making a range of items and working with an assistant if necessary.

Source

Wight. “Image of an Item from the British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts.”  The British Library, August 25, 2005. https://www.bl.uk/catalogues/illuminatedmanuscripts/ILLUMIN.ASP?Size=mid&IllID=28880.

Date

Late Medieval (1320-1330)

Contributor

Peter Orlowski

Language

Latin

Type

Still Image

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Manuscript Illumination

Physical Dimensions

160mm x 105mm

Files

blacksmith.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Blacksmith at Work,” Medieval London, accessed February 26, 2020, https://medievallondon.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/401.

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