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Smaller initials, linefillers and rubrics.

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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
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: 563ad770-c5cb-012f-c674-58d385a7bc34

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. "Smaller initials, linefillers and rubrics." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1440 - 1460. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e495-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Smaller initials, linefillers and rubrics." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e495-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1440 - 1460). Smaller initials, linefillers and rubrics. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e495-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Smaller initials, linefillers and rubrics.