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Opening page of calendar.

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

Book of Hours, use of Tournai.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1450 - 1499
Place Term: Flanders
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 39
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 : Bought 1884 by J.J. Astor.

Content : 11 miniatures.

Content : 18 long lines per page (33 in calendar), ruled in ink and red pencil. Prickings visible.

Content : 2 scribes, with secondary hand on f. 83r-v in French.

Content : De Ricci dates this to the 15th century, Guest to the second half of the 15th century.

Content : De Ricci, 1321. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : Large red and blue initials on gold fields. 3-line gold initials on red and blue fields. 1-line blue and gold initials with blue and red penwork. Red and blue linefillers, rubrics. Yellow daubs as placemarkers. Border decoration.

Content : On f. 31, "Canticum angelorum secundum usum tornacensem."

Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 52bb0680-c5cb-012f-a8bd-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1450: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening page of calendar." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1450 - 1499. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e48a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening page of calendar." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 22, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e48a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1450 - 1499). Opening page of calendar. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e48a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening page of calendar.