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Opening page of calendar, written in French, and miniature of seasonal activity.

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Collection

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

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1440 - 1460
Place Term: France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 40
Topics
Eating & drinking
Strawberries
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 : Owned c. 1700 by Desiree Chemin. R.L. Stuart collection (no. 13870), bequeathed 1892.

Content : 1-line gold initials on red and blue fields. 2-line and 4-line blue initials on gold fields. Red, blue and gold linefillers. Rubrics. Partial and full (around miniatures) border decoration showing leaves, vines and flowers.

Content : 16 long lines per page, ruled in light red pencil, prickings visible.

Content : 24 illustrations of seasonal activities in calendar, ff. 2-13v. 2 full-page miniatures, ff. 49 and 54.

Content : A leaf appears to be missing between ff. 13 and 14 -- stub remains and text begins mid-sentence.

Content : De Ricci dates this to the fifteenth century, Dr. Guest to the mid-15th century.

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

Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 55167f20-c5cb-012f-1817-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1440: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening page of calendar, written in French, and miniature of seasonal activity." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1440 - 1460. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e491-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening page of calendar, written in French, and miniature of seasonal activity." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e491-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1440 - 1460). Opening page of calendar, written in French, and miniature of seasonal activity. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e491-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Opening page of calendar, written in French, and miniature of seasonal activity.