Digital manuscript images

Handrit júnímánaðar 2012

One goal of the Institute is to possess negatives, photographs or digital scans of all Icelandic manuscripts in foreign libraries. A great deal remains to be done toward accomplishing this goal, although a substantial photographic collection has already been established. A photographic studio is located in the Institute, and it is possible, for a fee, to order digital images of the Institute’s manuscripts, for the purposes of research and publication.

A large number of the Institute’s manuscripts have been digitally photographed and some of these reproductions are accessible on