They are of the Biblia Pauperum type, and are surprisingly like big translucent woodcuts.
Ansgarius, St., supposed to have been the compiler of the Biblia Pauperum, 94.
Our illustration gives a reduced representation of a page from the second edition of the Biblia Pauperum, dating from about 1450.
Yes, one could linger here for days before this Biblia Pauperum, were there no more powerful attractions within.
We see that the arts of drawing and engraving had improved since the time of the 'Biblia Pauperum.'
The cuts of the "Biblia Pauperum" are rougher, but full of vigour and power of expression.
The other five lancets are of the Biblia Pauperum type, teaching dogma to the people.
The Biblia Pauperum is on paper, as paper was cheaper than vellum and considered quite good enough for the purpose.