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Portrait of praying owners, with coat of arms displayed on the altar cloth; image of the giant St. Christopher carrying the Christ Child across the river.

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Title
Portrait of praying owners, with coat of arms displayed on the altar cloth; image of the giant St. Christopher carrying the Christ Child across the river.
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Book of Hours, use of Paris]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1485 - 1499
Place: France, probably Paris
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 45
Topics
Prayer
Jesus Christ
Christopher, Saint
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: Early owner: Debreuse. From Tilden Library, given 1895.
Content: 1 hand.
Content: 1- and 2-line gold initials on blue, red and green-brown background. 4- and 5-line blue, red and grey initials on backgrounds of same colors. Rubrics. Border designs.
Content: 33 long lines per page, ruled in very light pencil, with borders ruled in red pencil. Catchwords.
Content: Catchword at bottom of final folio, suggesting missing leaves at the end.
Content: Classmark formerly De Ricci Ms. 45.
Content: De Ricci, 1322. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.
Content: Miniatures. Some border designs have animal figures.
Content: Pagination in top left is incorrect from p. 194 forward; from that point, add one digit.
Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 616156f0-c5cb-012f-aefc-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1485: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Portrait of praying owners, with coat of arms displayed on the altar cloth; image of the giant St. Christopher carrying the Christ Child across the river." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4b4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1485 - 1499). Portrait of praying owners, with coat of arms displayed on the altar cloth; image of the giant St. Christopher carrying the Christ Child across the river. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4b4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Portrait of praying owners, with coat of arms displayed on the altar cloth; image of the giant St. Christopher carrying the Christ Child across the river.