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Opening of text. Miniature on gold field, large and small initials, rubric, full border of vines and leaves.

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Title
Opening of text. Miniature on gold field, large and small initials, rubric, full border of vines and leaves.
Names
Guillaume, de Lorris (fl. 1230) (Author)
Ruskin, John (1819-1900) (Former owner)
Collection

Roman de la Rose.

Dates / Origin
Other Date: [Date Unavailable]
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 078
Topics
Sleeping
Notes
Ownership: Collection of John Ruskin of Brantwood, with marginal notes in his own hand.
Content: Dictionary Catalog, 906.
Content: There are several sets of foliations in this manuscript. The correct set is in the upper right corner. It appears alone, or with an incorrect set below it, or not at all.
Content: Ivy leaf border around opening miniature. 6-line blue initial on gold and red field. 2-line red and blue initials with opposing-color penwork. Yellow daubs as placemarkers. Rubrics. 1-line initials open each line of verse.
Content: Quire structure indicates that the first vellum leaf should be counted as a flyleaf, not as part of the first quire.
Content: 34 lines in two columns, ruled in light black pen, catchwords and some quire signatures and prickings visible. Collation: I-IV (8 folios each); V (7 folios); VI-XXI (8 folios each); XXII (4 folios).
Content: Parchment
Content: Large miniature on gold ground on f. 1; 71 column-wide pen and ink drawings in the text.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f7eb8120-c61d-012f-293e-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

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  • : Other
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Opening of text. Miniature on gold field, large and small initials, rubric, full border of vines and leaves." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e935-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. Opening of text. Miniature on gold field, large and small initials, rubric, full border of vines and leaves. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e935-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of text.  Miniature on gold field, large and small initials, rubric, full border of vines and leaves.