Gallery Talk: "Shining a Light on Illumination: Medieval Manuscripts, Raman Spectroscopy, and XRF"

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Location: O’Shaughnessy Galleries II & III

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What can we learn about art through scientific analyses like raman spectroscopy and XRF? Join Khachatur Manukyan and Zachary Schultz of the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, and Michael Wiescher of the Department of Physics for a gallery talk on their analysis of the pigments and materials used on a 15th century manuscript.  

This gallery talk, offered in conjunction with the Hour by Hour: Reconstructing a Medieval Breton Prayer Book exhibition, is free and open to all.

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Hour by Hour: Reconstructing a Medieval Breton Prayer Book 

Dr. Khachatur Manukyan

Professor Zachary Schultz 

Professor Michael Wiescher

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