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Collection Data

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1490 - 1500 (Approximate)
Place: Netherlands
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 154
Books of hours
Miniatures (Illuminations)
Ownership: Bought for Spencer, 1954.
Content: 1 hand.
Content: 18 long lines per page, ruled in faded ink? Prickings visible.
Content: 5 full-page miniatures and 5 historiated initials. Occasional animal figures in borders.
Content: Dated to ca. 1490-1500. In note, manuscript described as similar to The Hague, Museum Meersman-Westren, Ms. 10 F5. The calendar is from the diocese of Utrecht.
Content: Dictionary Catalog. Note in manuscript.
Content: Floreate borders. 1-line red and blue initials. 2-line blue and red initials with opposing-color penwork. 2-line gold initials on red and blue fields. Rubrics, red slashes as placemarkers.
Content: Parchment
Content: Dutch title taken from the opening of the text.
Physical Description
Extent: Ff. 111, 183 x 126 mm.
Type of Resource
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 86309d30-c619-012f-badd-58d385a7bc34
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