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Large opening initial with miniature of Jerome and border design. 3-line blue and red initials, placemarkers.

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

Bible with prologues and Interpretation of Hebrew Names]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1450 - 1475
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 132
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 : Armorial bookplate of J. Mee Mathew. Wilberforce Eames obtained it for his library (Brooklyn, NY) in 1926 from N. F. McGirr. Bequeathed by Mr. Eames, 1940.

Content : De Ricci, 2313. De Ricci, Supplement, 329. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : Opening initial shows Jerome writing, in cardinal's habit. Miniature of Christ in Majesty, f.4.

Content : 6-7 line initials in pink, green, blue, gold. Some border decoration -- see f. 1. Alternating 3-line blue and red initials. Occasional 5-line blue and red initials with opposing penwork. Rubrics, placemarkers, book names and chapter numbers.

Content : Dr. Guest's chart places this manuscript in either Germany (as De Ricci held), or possibly Italy. Notes written in the manuscript indicate that the main text was finished in 1458, and the Interpretation of Hebrew names in 1463.

Content : 49-50 lines in two columns, ruled in pen. Interpretation of Hebrew names in three columns.

Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: b1903780-c5cc-012f-4762-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1450: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Large opening initial with miniature of Jerome and border design. 3-line blue and red initials, placemarkers." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1450 - 1475. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e829-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Large opening initial with miniature of Jerome and border design. 3-line blue and red initials, placemarkers." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e829-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1450 - 1475). Large opening initial with miniature of Jerome and border design. 3-line blue and red initials, placemarkers. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e829-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Large opening initial with miniature of Jerome and border design.  3-line blue and red initials, placemarkers.