Technical information about the Brut

The manuscript pages of the Brut, Michigan MS 225, have been digitized using a Progres 3012 (Kontron) digital camera with a 24mm lens. Images were captured at a fixed resolution (approximately 270 dpi), ensuring that the manuscript page filled the camera's field of view. The image for each page, after cropping and rotation with PhotoShop, is approximately 19Mb. These full resolution, uncompressed images have been stored for possible later use.

The JPEG images delivered on this web site are generated "on the fly" from SID format files on the server. The SID format images are lossy compressed at a ratio of 20:1 by commercial MrSID software.