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Opening of main text, border design, large and small initials, linefillers.

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Collection

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

Book of Hours, use of Rome

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1490 - 1510
Place Term: France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 55
Topics
Borders (Ornament Areas)
Initials
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 : R.L. Stuart collection, bequeathed 1892.

Content : 1 scribe?; a second hand, ff. 147-161?

Content : 20 long lines per page (17 in calendar), ruled in very light red.

Content : Binding is very tight, which precludes taking many photos.

Content : De Ricci, 1323. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : Guest places this manuscript in France, possibly Soissons. De Ricci notes that it contains two mentions of Soissons.

Content : Large red and blue initials on gold fields. Small gold initials on red and blue fields. Border decoration, red/gold linefillers, rubrics.

Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 7875b590-c5cb-012f-1e43-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1490: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of main text, border design, large and small initials, linefillers." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1490 - 1510. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4ee-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of main text, border design, large and small initials, linefillers." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4ee-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1490 - 1510). Opening of main text, border design, large and small initials, linefillers. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4ee-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of main text, border design, large and small initials, linefillers.