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Opening of calendar.

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


Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1470 (approximate)
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 71
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 : Douglas sale (1856); R.L. Stuart collection (no. 13889), bequeathed 1892.

Content : De Ricci, 1326. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : 15 long lines in main text, 17 in calendar, ruled in ink. Catchwords in section written by hand 2.

Content : Parchment

Content : Two miniatures: Crucifixion and Christ descends into Hell.

Content : Full border decoration around miniatures, and opening of main sections. Some decoration in only one margin. 2-line gold initials on red and blue fields. Larger red and blue initials on gold fields. 1-line gold and blue initials with penwork. Rubrics.

Content: De Ricci and Dr. Guest date the ms. to ca. 1470 (cf. note on f. 72?). Scribal hands: A, ff. 2-70v, 74-92; B, ff. 95-163v; C, ff. 70v-71; D & E, f. 72; F, ff. 92v-94v.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: a913cdf0-c5cb-012f-b6ba-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1470: Created
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of calendar." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1470. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e583-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of calendar." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e583-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1470). Opening of calendar. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e583-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Opening of calendar.