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Initial showing rabbit playing harp; small initials with penwork, placemarkers.

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Title
Initial showing rabbit playing harp; small initials with penwork, placemarkers.
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Biblia.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1225 - 1250
Place: Paris
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 12
Topics
Harps
Rabbits
Genres
Religious books
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: Frater Johannes Vuatat of Paris (1355); owned (1640) by Thebaut, and 18th century by Antoine Moreau. Bought in NY by Thomas Addis Emmet, 1868. Given by John S. Kennedy, 1896.
Content: 50 lines in two columns, ruled in very light pencil, prickings still visible. Small roman numerals occasionally appear in lower border -- appear to refer to chapter numbers on that page.
Content: Both De Ricci and Dr. Guest place this manuscript in France; Dr. Guest places it in Paris. De Ricci dates it to ca. 1400. Dr. Guest dates it to ca. 1240s.
Content: Some initials illuminated with animal figures.
Content: De Ricci, 1317. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.
Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 01262390-c5cb-012f-5800-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1225: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Initial showing rabbit playing harp; small initials with penwork, placemarkers." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1225 - 1250. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e3a5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Initial showing rabbit playing harp; small initials with penwork, placemarkers." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 20, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e3a5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1225 - 1250). Initial showing rabbit playing harp; small initials with penwork, placemarkers. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e3a5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Initial showing rabbit playing harp; small initials with penwork, placemarkers.