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Friday Five #2

The Model Book of Calligraphy by Georg Bocskay & Joris Hoefnage. Remarkable 16th-century botanical calligraphic artwork by Georg Bocskay (1510–1575) & Joris Hoefnagel (1542–1601). First created by Bocskay to demonstrate the different styles of calligraphy of the era.

Mudlark'd: Hidden Histories from the River Thames. The first illustrated book on mudlarking that tells the captivating stories of forgotten people through objects recovered from the river Thames.

Li Ye is a fine art photographer and visual artist from Lhasa, Tibet, China. He mainly focuses on the beauty of humanity and abstract landscape photography.

Su Blackwell is an artist working within the realm of paper. Su says of her work, “I often work within the realm of fairy tales and folklore. I began making a series of book-sculpture, cutting-out images from old books to create three-dimensional dioramas, and displaying them inside glass domes or wooden boxes”.

Astrid: Murder In Paris – is back with a second series from Friday 31st March, 9 pm, More4 (UK only). If you have not seen season one you can read a review Astrid: Murder in Paris.