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

Book of Hours, use of Rome

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1500 - 1525
Place Term: Italy?
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 83
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 (no. 13887), bequeathed 1892.

Content : De Ricci, 1328. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : 1-line and 2-line blue and red initials; 2-line have opposing penwork. Extensive border design f. 8 in many colors. 8-line blue initial on gold field. Occasional 5-line gold initials on red and blue fields. Occasional design in left border. Rubrics.

Content : De Ricci places this manuscript in southern France or northern Italy; Dr. Guest places it tentatively in Italy? Date on last folio is 11 November 1511.

Content : 1 scribe?

Content : 1511 November 11

Content : 16 long lines per page (32 in calendar), ruled in pencil, catchwords visible.

Content : Parchment

Content: Two illuminated initials and figure of Mary and Christ in border, f. 8.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: c8f7a980-c5cb-012f-1f29-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1500: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening page of calendar." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1500 - 1525. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e5d2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening page of calendar." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e5d2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1500 - 1525). Opening page of calendar. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e5d2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Opening page of calendar.