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St George - exhibited at the Temple Gallery, specialists in Russian icons

The Temple Gallery was founded by Richard Temple in 1959 as a centre for the study, restoration and exhibition of ancient Russian icons

Harleian ms. 3244, folios 27-28, Summa Vitiorum or "Treatise on the Vices" by William Peraldus, ca. 1255-1265, knight preparing to battle the seven deadly sins with the "Scutum Fidei" .

folios Summa Vitiorum or "Treatise on the Vices" by William Peraldus, ca. knight preparing to battle the seven deadly sins with the "Scutum Fidei" .

From Maciejowski Bible (also, look at the gorgeous embroidery!)

Saul is Slain, Maciejowski Bible Leaf 34 - border is visible in the top right and at the bottom.

"Initial R: The Man of Sorrows," Workshop of Valentine Noh, c. 1470-1480. Note the exquisitely detailed background of red and gold behind Christ, and the vibrant colors used for the floral decoration in the margins. #manuscript

"Initial R: The Man of Sorrows," Workshop of Valentine Noh, c. Note the exquisitely detailed background of red and gold behind Christ, and the vibrant colors used for the floral decoration in the margins.

Knights on a war elephant repel a group of knights on horseback. Bestiary, England (possibly Rochester), 2nd quarter of the 13th century

Knights in a castle atop an elephant repelling mounted assailants. Folio The Rochester Bestiary copy from Southeastern Endland. Manuscript Royal 12 F XIII