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Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection, ca. 850-ca. 1600.


Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1425 - 1450
Place Term: Bruges, Flanders
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 28
Jesus Christ -- Nativity
Content : Listed in De Ricci, Seymour, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York. N.Y.: H.W. Wilson, 1935; and Supplement, New York, N.Y.: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962.

Ownership : Douglas sale, 1856. R.L. Stuart collection (no. 13848), bequeathed 1892.

Content : 12 long lines in main text (15-17 in calendar) ruled in purple pencil. Prickings occasionally visible.

Content : 2-line and 3-line red and blue initials on gold fields. 2-line gold initials on red and blue fields. 1-line gold and blue initials with blue or red penwork. Border designs, blue and gold line fillers, rubrics, red daubs as placemarkers.

Content : De Ricci, 1319. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : Nine miniatures.

Content : Parchment

Content: Splendor of the Word, PBL # 63.1
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 36e378a0-c5cb-012f-90da-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1425: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Nativity" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1425 - 1450. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ff0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Nativity" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ff0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1425 - 1450). Nativity Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ff0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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