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Nero and Aggripina from "Roman de la Rose" by Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun, fol. 59r - end of the 15th century (ca. 1490-1500) Netherlands - Bruges, London, British Library

Throne of Henry VI of England. He died May 21, 1491. at the Tower of London Castle

Marcie with mirror and sculptor's tools---Giovanni Boccaccio Title Des cleres et nobles femmes, De claris mulieribus in an anonymous French translation Origin France, Central (Paris) Date 1st quarter of the 15th century Language French

All drunks! The British Library, Cocharelli, Cuttings from a Latin prose treatise on the Seven Vices, fol.14r

Cuffy - The 1763 Monument. He became famous because in 1763 he led a revolt of more than 2,500 slaves against the colony regime. Georgetown, Guyana

Winter spinning (a woman's work is never done) British Library MS Egerton 1147

Grimani Breviary: The Month of April 1490-1510 Illumination on parchment, 280 x 215 mm Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Venice

Lady at her toilet ~ Image from 'Luttrell Psalter', c. 1325-1335. Anonymous - British Library

15th century (first quarter?) France? Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France Français 606: L´Epistre Othea by Christine de Pisan fol. 12v