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Initial showing rabbit playing harp; small initials with penwork, placemarkers.

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Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection, ca. 850-ca. 1600.

Biblia.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1225 - 1250
Place Term: Paris
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 12
Topics
Harps
Rabbits
Notes
Content : Listed in De Ricci, Seymour, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York. N.Y.: H.W. Wilson, 1935; and Supplement, New York, N.Y.: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962.

Ownership : Frater Johannes Vuatat of Paris (1355); owned (1640) by Thebaut, and 18th century by Antoine Moreau. Bought in NY by Thomas Addis Emmet, 1868. Given by John S. Kennedy, 1896.

Content : 50 lines in two columns, ruled in very light pencil, prickings still visible. Small roman numerals occasionally appear in lower border -- appear to refer to chapter numbers on that page.

Content : Both De Ricci and Dr. Guest place this manuscript in France; Dr. Guest places it in Paris. De Ricci dates it to ca. 1400. Dr. Guest dates it to ca. 1240s.

Content : Some initials illuminated with animal figures.

Content : De Ricci, 1317. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 01262390-c5cb-012f-5800-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1225: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Initial showing rabbit playing harp; small initials with penwork, placemarkers." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1225 - 1250. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e3a5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Initial showing rabbit playing harp; small initials with penwork, placemarkers." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e3a5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1225 - 1250). Initial showing rabbit playing harp; small initials with penwork, placemarkers. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e3a5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Initial showing rabbit playing harp; small initials with penwork, placemarkers.