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Page of text with alternating 2-line initials with penwork, linefillers, and catchword.

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Title
Page of text with alternating 2-line initials with penwork, linefillers, and catchword.
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Lapidary

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1400 - 1450
Place: France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 161
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: From the library of Pierre Courtoys "escuyer seigneur de Vattimond." Acquired 1986.
Content: 1 scribe
Content: 6-line opening initial in gold, blue and red. 1-line, 2-line and 4-line alternating red and blue initials with opposing color penwork extending into margins. Red and blue linefillers.
Content: Animal heads among interlace work of opening initial.
Content: Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Library dossier.
Content: Early modern signatures, notes and pentrials throughout.
Content: Parchment
Content: This unpublished text begins like the better-known Lapidary of King Phillip but without mention of king or patron. Text includes description of the 12 biblical stones, the powers of those stones, and the power of engraved images found on stones.
Content: 24 lines per page, ruled in pencil, one catchword visible. One quire of twelve folios, one quire of two folios (1+1), and one quire of eight folios.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 37a5e860-c5cd-012f-f075-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1400: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Page of text with alternating 2-line initials with penwork, linefillers, and catchword." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1400 - 1450. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e8d6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Page of text with alternating 2-line initials with penwork, linefillers, and catchword." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 1, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e8d6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1400 - 1450). Page of text with alternating 2-line initials with penwork, linefillers, and catchword. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e8d6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Page of text with alternating 2-line initials with penwork, linefillers, and catchword.