Opening of text with elaborate border. Border includes kneeling Dominican nun, the book's patron, before the Virgin and Child, with Sts.George and John the Evangelist; erased plaque in the upper margin may have held the nun's name.

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Collection

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

rayerbook

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1520
Place Term: Augsburg, Germany
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 79
Topics
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint
Acolytes
Dominican sisters
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 : Name of early owner (?) erased (Sutroexa de Stoffe?). At beginning, German arms. From R.L. Stuart collection, bequeathed 1892.

Content : 1, plus modern hand on the paper

Content : 16 miniatures. Figures of humans and animals in borders.

Content : 18 long lines, ruled in pen, prickings visible.

Content : Call number formerly De Ricci Ms. 79

Content : De Ricci, 1327. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : First viii pages, on paper, contain prayers in a modern hand. Miniature pasted on inside front cover. Images chosen from beginning and end as binding is tight.

Content : Large initials on fields of varying colors -- red, gold, blue, green. Smaller blue and red initials (some with puzzle design) with some opposing penwork. Very small alternating red, blue and purple initials. Rubrics, placemarkers. Border decorations.

Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: bdae1c50-c5cb-012f-6dd1-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1520: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of text with elaborate border. Border includes kneeling Dominican nun, the book's patron, before the Virgin and Child, with Sts.George and John the Evangelist; erased plaque in the upper margin may have held the nun's name." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1520. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e5bc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of text with elaborate border. Border includes kneeling Dominican nun, the book's patron, before the Virgin and Child, with Sts.George and John the Evangelist; erased plaque in the upper margin may have held the nun's name." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 25, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e5bc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1520). Opening of text with elaborate border. Border includes kneeling Dominican nun, the book's patron, before the Virgin and Child, with Sts.George and John the Evangelist; erased plaque in the upper margin may have held the nun's name. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e5bc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of text with elaborate border. Border includes kneeling Dominican nun, the book's patron, before the Virgin and Child, with Sts.George and John the Evangelist; erased plaque in the upper margin may have held the nun's name.