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Opening of main text in mid-sentence; border decoration and small initial.

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Opening of main text in mid-sentence; border decoration and small initial.
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Book of Hours

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1440 - 1460
Place: France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 40
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
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
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 559c3590-c5cb-012f-9670-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1440: 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 in mid-sentence; border decoration and small initial." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1440 - 1460. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e493-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of main text in mid-sentence; border decoration and small initial." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e493-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1440 - 1460). Opening of main text in mid-sentence; border decoration and small initial. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e493-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of main text in mid-sentence; border decoration and small initial.