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

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

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Keynsham Abbey Missal.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1400 - 1415
Place: London
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 20
Topics
Borders (Ornament Areas)
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
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
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 21b40d30-c5cb-012f-4444-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1400: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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

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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 December 9, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e404-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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.