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Page of text with small initials and penwork, very pale daubs of yellow as placemarkers.

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Title
Page of text with small initials and penwork, very pale daubs of yellow as placemarkers.
Names
Boethius (d. 524) (Author)
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

De consolatione philosophiae and fragment of Antiphonal]

consolatione philosophiae.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1375 - 1399
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 17
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: George Templeton Strong sale (New York, 1878). Given in 1878 by J.J. Astor.
Content: De Ricci, 1318. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Library dossier.
Content: 1
Content: 2-line red and blue initials with red or purple penwork extending into border. Painted large initials in various colors appear occasionally; also painted border designs. Very pale yellow daubs as placemarkers.
Content: 22 lines in 2 columns, ruled in very light pencil and in drypoint. Prickings and catchwords visible. One folio (part 1, perhaps was formerly large sheet serving as cover of first quire) followed by six quires of 10 folios each and one quire of 12.
Content: Inscribed Date: 1381, December 29
Content: On f. 73v dated 29 December 1381.
Content: Opening initial shows two human figures; f. 11v initial with animal head.
Content: Parchment
Content: 1381 December 29
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1a0ad1d0-c5cb-012f-f533-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1375: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Page of text with small initials and penwork, very pale daubs of yellow as placemarkers." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1375 - 1399. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e3de-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Page of text with small initials and penwork, very pale daubs of yellow as placemarkers." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e3de-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1375 - 1399). Page of text with small initials and penwork, very pale daubs of yellow as placemarkers. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e3de-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Page of text with small initials and penwork, very pale daubs of yellow as placemarkers.