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Opening of main text with large initial, border decoration; sketches of birds in lower border.

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Collection

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

Keynsham Abbey Missal.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1400 - 1415
Place Term: London
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 20
Topics
Borders (Ornament Areas)
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 : Keynsham Abbey? Collection of Dr. Thomas Addis Emmet. Presented in 1896 by John S. Kennedy.

Content : 1-line and 2-line blue and gold initials with opposing color penwork. Larger painted initials on gold with extensions creating border, and border decorations in blue, gold, orange etc. Rubrics. Last three folios show simpler decoration -- see photo.

Content : 2?, second on ff. 296-298

Content : 30 lines in two columns (33 lines in calendar), ruled in pencil and pen, prickings and catchwords visible.

Content : De Ricci, 1318. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Library dossier.

Content : Dr. Guest and material in dossier indicat that this manuscript was written at Keynsham Abbey.

Content : Full page miniature of crucifixion, f. 17v. Occasional figure of animal sketched into border design.

Content : Parchment

Content: F. 298 followed by stub of another folio.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 21b40d30-c5cb-012f-4444-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1400: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of main text with large initial, border decoration; sketches of birds in lower border." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1400 - 1415. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e404-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of main text with large initial, border decoration; sketches of birds in lower border." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 7, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e404-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1400 - 1415). Opening of main text with large initial, border decoration; sketches of birds in lower border. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e404-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of main text with large initial, border decoration; sketches of birds in lower border.