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Durham University

Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)

Staff and Governance

Core Staff

The day-to-day running of IMEMS is the responsibility of the Core Executive Committee, comprising the Director and Associate Directors and the Administrator. 

Publication details for Professor Richard Gameson

Gameson, R., Beeby, A., Duckworth, A. & Nicholson, C. (2015). Pigments of the Earliest Northumbrian Manuscripts. Scriptorium 69: 33-59.

Author(s) from Durham


This article reports the findings of a campaign of non-destructive pigment analysis on a group of
seventh- and eighth-century Northumbrian manuscripts, including the Durham Gospels. Integrating this
critical mass of new information with the previously available data about related volumes such as Codex
Amiatinus and the Lindisfarne Gospels, it reassesses the palette of, and the use of colour in, early
Northumbrian manuscripts more generally.

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