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Opening page with border decoration, initials, linefillers and blue lettering.

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Title
Opening page with border decoration, initials, linefillers and blue lettering.
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Book of Hours.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1490 - 1510
Place: France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 57
Topics
Borders (Ornament Areas)
Flowers -- 1400-1499
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: Arms of the Hericourt family (Artois). Bought by Tumin at sale in Paris, 1870. R.L. Stuart collection, bequeathed 1892.
Content: 1 scribe.
Content: 29 long lines per page, ruled in very light red pencil.
Content: De Ricci dates this manuscript to the 16th century, Dr. Guest to ca. 1500. Binding is too fragile to photograph miniature.
Content: De Ricci, 1323. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.
Content: Insects and birds in borders, ff. 1 and 32. Miniature of flagellation of Christ, f. 31v.
Content: Large white or blue initials on gold or red fields. Medium gold initials on blue fields. Small gold initials on red and blue fields. Red/gold and blue/gold linefillers. Rubrics.
Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7c3a1790-c5cb-012f-4dd2-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1490: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening page with border decoration, initials, linefillers and blue lettering." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1490 - 1510. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4f8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening page with border decoration, initials, linefillers and blue lettering." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4f8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1490 - 1510). Opening page with border decoration, initials, linefillers and blue lettering. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4f8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening page with border decoration, initials, linefillers and blue lettering.