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Opening of text, with initials, placemarkers, and three miniatures in red borders.

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Konstanzer Weltchronik, Endkrist (Antichrist) and 15 Signs of the Last Judgment

Dates / Origin
Place Term: Southern Germany, probably Constance
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 100
Notes
Ownership : From the collection of Arnold-Mettler Specker. Acquired for Spencer from L'Art Ancien, Basel, 1955.

Content : Dictionary Catalog, 904. Library dossier.

Content : This manuscript is paginated in the upper outside corner, to p. 52. Foliation, not pagination, is used here.

Content : Written in two columns, up to 49 lines per page. Miniatures included many columns. Ruled in pencil.

Content : Paper

Content : 170 pen and ink drawings, colored, each within deep red frame.

Content : Red initials, red daubs as placemarkers.

Content : Dictionary Catalog dates the manuscript to ca. 1450-1460.

Content: According to note in library dossier, this text is a German Antichrist with 15 Signs before the Judgment. The author also notes that this ms. is possibly related to Munich Bayerische Staatsbibliothek Cgm 426.
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UUID: 5be61f00-c61d-012f-5109-58d385a7bc34

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  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Opening of text, with initials, placemarkers, and three miniatures in red borders." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e96c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Opening of text, with initials, placemarkers, and three miniatures in red borders." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 26, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e96c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of text, with initials, placemarkers, and three miniatures in red borders.