How to Keep a Zibaldone, the 14th Century’s Answer to Tumblr | Atlas Obscura

“Welcome to the world of the zibaldone. A strange melange of diary, ledger, doodle pad, and scrapbook, these volumes—along with similar ‘hodgepodges’ and ‘commonplace books’—served as a pattern for interior life from the 14th century onward, bringing comfort and inspiration to everyone from Thomas Jefferson to Lewis Carroll.”

Source: How to Keep a Zibaldone, the 14th Century’s Answer to Tumblr | Atlas Obscura

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