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Historiated initial of the Nativity; border includes a moth, as well as the side view of a pink rose, whose design originates in engraved playing cards.

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

Missal

Dates / Origin
Place Term: Regensburg?
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 112
Topics
Flowers
Jesus Christ -- Nativity
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 : Owned (16th c.) by the "Conventus Ratisbonensis Carmelitarum Discalceatorum" (f.1). Joseph Barrois collection; sold 1849 to Earl of Ashburnham; his sale to Maggs, 1901. Given by Mrs. F. F. Thompson, 1923.

Content : 1 large miniature of crucifixion; many illuminated initials; border decoration include animal figures.

Content : Large initials (5-line, 7-line etc.) in many colors -- green, blue, orange, gold -- on elaborate multi-colored fields. Designs extend into border. Rubrics, 1-, 2- and 3-line red and blue initials with opposing color penwork, daubs of red as placemarkers.

Content : Parchment

Content : 29 long lines (32 in calendar), ruled in pen, catchwords visible.

Content : De Ricci, 1333. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Library dossier.

Content: Foliation ends with f. 13; some photos are from center of book, and no foliation is given.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 724ac120-c5cc-012f-ea86-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • : Place
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Historiated initial of the Nativity; border includes a moth, as well as the side view of a pink rose, whose design originates in engraved playing cards." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e7c5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. Historiated initial of the Nativity; border includes a moth, as well as the side view of a pink rose, whose design originates in engraved playing cards. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e7c5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Historiated initial of the Nativity; border includes a moth, as well as the side view of a pink rose, whose design originates in engraved playing cards.