Walters Art Museum Completes Parchment to Pixel Project

The Walters Art Museum’s Department of Manuscripts and Rare Books is proud to announce the completion of its second digitization project, “Parchment to Pixel.”  Over the course of the last two and a half years, the museum has digitized 107 manuscripts dating between the 8th to 20th centuries of English, German, Russian, Armenian, Ethiopian, Greek, Byzantine, Dutch, and Spanish origins.

These manuscripts are fully catalogued using the TEI standard and are available for digital download in their entireties on, free of charge under a Creative Commons Attribute-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.  Additionally, a selection of folios from each manuscript is available for viewing on as well as at

This project would not have been possible without support and funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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