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  • John Dee's spirit mirror

    Object Created date: 14th–16th century

    This black spirit mirror and other magical objects are thought to have been owned by John Dee (1527–1608/9), the Elizabe...

  • Mirror case showing knight and lady playing chess

    Object Created date: c.1300

    This fine elephant ivory mirror case (made in Paris, c. 1300) shows a knight and a lady flirtatiously playing chess, lik...

  • The Hispano-Moresque Haggadah

    Manuscript, Illumination, Illuminated manuscript Created date: 1275–1324

    The haggadah is the service book used in Jewish households on Passover Eve to celebrate the Israelites' deliverance from...