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Opening of main text, miniature of John the Evangelist, initial, rubric and border decoration.

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Opening of main text, miniature of John the Evangelist, initial, rubric and border decoration.
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Book of hours, use of Besançon

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1450 - 1475
Place: Besançon, France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 41
Topics
Grotesques
Eagles
John, the Apostle, Saint
Borders (Ornament Areas)
Birds -- 1400-1499
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: R.L. Stuart collection, bequeathed 1892.
Content: 1-line and 2-lineold initials on red and blue fields. 3-line blue initials on gold fields. Border decorations. Red and blue linefillers. Rubrics. Yellow daubs as placemarkers.
Content: 14 miniatures. Animal and human figures sometimes appear in borders.
Content: 15 long lines per page (17 in calendar) ruled in red pencil. Prickings and some catchwords visible.
Content: Classmark formerly De Ricci Ms. 41.
Content: De Ricci, 1321. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Library dossier.
Content: Parchment.
Content: Photos chosen so as not to damage the very tight binding.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 583136c0-c5cb-012f-357d-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1450: 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, miniature of John the Evangelist, initial, rubric and border decoration." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1450 - 1475. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e49a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of main text, miniature of John the Evangelist, initial, rubric and border decoration." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e49a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1450 - 1475). Opening of main text, miniature of John the Evangelist, initial, rubric and border decoration. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e49a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of main text, miniature of John the Evangelist, initial, rubric and border decoration.