Skiopticon image from the Department of Photography at the Royal Institute of Technology. Use by Professor Helmer Bäckström as teaching material. Bäckström was Sweden's first professor in photography at the Royal Institute of Technology 1948-1958. The picture shows a page in the Codex Argentus (the silver bib) written on the now extinct language gothic from the beginning of the 500s. Originally, the silver bib had at least 336 blades but of these 188 pieces known. 187 of the pages stored at Carolina Rediviva in Uppsala and the 188th leaf was found in 1970 and stored in the cathedral in the Ger

Skiopticon image from the Department of Photography at the Royal Institute of Technology. Use by Professor Helmer Bäckström as teaching material. Bäckström was Sweden's first professor in photography at the Royal Institute of Technology 1948-1958. The picture shows a page in the Codex Argentus (the silver bib) written on the now extinct language gothic from the beginning of the 500s. Originally, the silver bib had at least 336 blades but of these 188 pieces known. 187 of the pages stored at Carolina Rediviva in Uppsala and the 188th leaf was found in 1970 and stored in the cathedral in the Ger Stock Photo
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BTEU/TEKNISKA / Alamy Stock Photo

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2F77ANF

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14.3 MB (514.3 KB Compressed download)

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2022 x 2471 px | 34.2 x 41.8 cm | 13.5 x 16.5 inches | 150dpi

Date taken:

21 January 2013

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This image could have imperfections as it’s either historical or reportage.

Skiopticon image from the Department of Photography at the Royal Institute of Technology. Use by Professor Helmer Bäckström as teaching material. Bäckström was Sweden's first professor in photography at the Royal Institute of Technology 1948-1958. The picture shows a page in the Codex Argentus (the silver bib) written on the now extinct language gothic from the beginning of the 500s. Originally, the silver bib had at least 336 blades but of these 188 pieces known. 187 of the pages stored at Carolina Rediviva in Uppsala and the 188th leaf was found in 1970 and stored in the cathedral in the German city Speyer. (In the picture written Uffilebibeln, Upsala, Svedberg and Nordlund.)