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Coats of arms.

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Ruge, Jorg (Author)

Wappenbuch (Book of Heraldry), and including text 'Das Lublich Herkommen des Thorneys.']

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1499
Place Term: Germany
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 176
Coats of arms -- 1400-1499
Ownership : Written for Johann von Morsheim and his wife Ursula, nee von Heusstain. Purchased for Spencer, 1968.

Content : 1499

Content : 2662 watercolor drawings of coats of arms.

Content : Animals and human figures appear on some coats of arms. Drawing of Adam and Eve f. 2v.

Content : Dictionary Catalog. Notes in manuscript and library dossier.

Content : Includes text 'Den Anfang und das Lublich Herkommen des Thorneys' (ff. 214-36) and index (ff. 236-53).

Content : Jorg Rugen, whose signature is on f. 236, may be the author.

Content : Paper

Content : Text is dated 1499 on f. 236. Terminus post quem is 1492, when Innocent VIII, whose coat of arms appears, came to power.

Content: Through f. 213, coats of arms on each page; ff. 214-36, 35 long lines per page, ruled in very light pencil; ff. 237-53, up to 30 lines per page in 2-3 columns.
Type of Resource
Still image
UUID: 75a1c040-c61f-012f-efdf-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1499: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Coats of arms." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1499. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-edb4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Coats of arms." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 6, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-edb4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1499). Coats of arms. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-edb4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Coats of arms.