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Hyperspectral imaging of a Genealogical roll held by UCL Special Collections

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posted on 2022-07-20, 10:40 authored by Adam GibsonAdam Gibson, Charles Willard, Tabitha TuckettTabitha Tuckett, Katy MakinKaty Makin

Hyperspectral imaging from 400 to 940 nm of a genealogical roll that traces the ancestors of Edward IV back to Adam and Eve.

The roll is 5955 x 308 mm and is held by UCL Special Collections (MS ANGL 3). It is described in detail in Treasures From UCL (

The movie moves along the roll, showing the content changing with wavelength. Different inks can be seen highlighted as the wavelenght changes.