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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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Collection

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

Book of Hours, use of Paris]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1485 - 1499
Place Term: France, probably Paris
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 45
Topics
Prayer
Jesus Christ
Christopher, Saint
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 : 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
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 616156f0-c5cb-012f-aefc-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1485: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

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." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1485 - 1499. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4b4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

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 August 4, 2015. 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

Wikipedia Citation

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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.