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Opening of main text. Large painted initial showing Jerome as scribe extending far into border with animal figures. Red and blue initials with penwork. Rubric. Book name and chapter number.

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Opening of main text. Large painted initial showing Jerome as scribe extending far into border with animal figures. Red and blue initials with penwork. Rubric. Book name and chapter number.
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Bible.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1250 - 1275
Place: Bologna
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 19
Topics
Foxes
Roosters
Jerome, Saint, d. 419 or 20
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: Duke of Sussex collection; his sale (1844) to Bohn. Lenox collection.
Content: 54 lines in two columns, ruled in light pencil. Prickings and some catchwords visible.
Content: De Ricci, 1318. Adams article. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Library dossier.
Content: Large illuminated initials at opening of each book showing scenes from that book.
Content: Parchment
Content: Several, incl. noting hands on ff. 1, 507r-v
Content: Smaller illuminated initials in many colors (blue, orange, grey etc) throughout. Red and blue initials with elaborate opposing-color penwork extending far into margins. Names of books and chapter numbers in red and blue. Rubrics.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1e246ef0-c5cb-012f-9b17-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1250: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of main text. Large painted initial showing Jerome as scribe extending far into border with animal figures. Red and blue initials with penwork. Rubric. Book name and chapter number." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1250 - 1275. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e3fb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of main text. Large painted initial showing Jerome as scribe extending far into border with animal figures. Red and blue initials with penwork. Rubric. Book name and chapter number." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e3fb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1250 - 1275). Opening of main text. Large painted initial showing Jerome as scribe extending far into border with animal figures. Red and blue initials with penwork. Rubric. Book name and chapter number. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e3fb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of main text. Large painted initial showing Jerome as scribe extending far into border with animal figures.  Red and blue initials with penwork.  Rubric.  Book name and chapter number.