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A frog, seated on a branch, holding the scroll in his mouth that gives the title of the work.

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Title
A frog, seated on a branch, holding the scroll in his mouth that gives the title of the work.
Collection

Flos Florum Paradisi [and] Letanie Gloriosissime Virginis Marie

Flos Florum Paradisi; Psalterium divi Hieronimi presbyteri...

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1450 (Approximate)
Place: Verona, Italy.
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 127
Topics
Frogs
Notes
Ownership: Bought for Spencer from Maggs of London, 1957.
Content: Dictionary Catalog. Notes in manuscript.
Content: 1 scribe
Content: 16 long lines per page, ruled lightly in drypoint, catchwords . Tentative collation: 2 quinternions, followed by one quire of 8 folios (? - catchword on f. 28recto), followed by 5 quinternions. (some problems -- see notes)
Content: 2-line blue initials and 1-line red initials. Large decorated initials with white vinestem. Border designs. Rubrics. Daubs of yellow as placemarkers.
Content: Catchword f. 38v does not correspond to text on f. 39 (which is opening of text 2) -- are we missing a quire of this text or is it merely the ending of the line above?
Content: Dated to ca. 1450. Catchwords f. 28recto, f. 69v, f. 78v may be endings of the line above, rather than actual catchwords.
Content: Decorations in borders including animals, monsters and humans. Hands as pointers.
Content: Paper
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 38915290-c624-012f-7668-58d385a7bc34
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  • 1450: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "A frog, seated on a branch, holding the scroll in his mouth that gives the title of the work." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1450. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed4b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1450). A frog, seated on a branch, holding the scroll in his mouth that gives the title of the work. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed4b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A frog, seated on a branch, holding the scroll in his mouth that gives the title of the work.