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

Book of Hours

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1450 - 1499
Place Term: France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 50
Borders (Ornament Areas)
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 : German arms, 16th century, on f. 1v. Owned ca. 1850 by William C. Rowland. R.L. Stuart collection, bequeathed 1892.

Content : De Ricci dates this to the 15th century, Guest to the second half of the 15th century. Manuscript is not foliated, except f. 95.

Content : 22 miniatures. Some borders contain figures of grotesques. Gold initials on red and blue fields. Larger white and blue initials on red and gold fields. Rubrics; red, blue and gold linefillers. Border designs.

Citation/reference: De Ricci, 1322. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 6de54460-c5cb-012f-8b9f-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1450: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1450 - 1499. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4d5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 31, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4d5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1450 - 1499). Explicit. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4d5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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