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Title
Miniature of the Visitation; initials, border.
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Book of Hours, use of Coutances.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1401 - 1500 (Approximate)
Place: France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 42
Topics
Elizabeth (Mother of John the Baptist), Saint
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Visitation
Flowers -- 1400-1499
Genres
Religious books
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: R.L. Stuart collection (no. 13857), bequeathed 1892.
Content: 1- and 2- line gold initials on red and blue fields. 4-line red and blue initials on gold fields. Border decorations. Rubrics. Red, blue and gold linefillers. Yellow daubs as placemarkers. Different style initial etc. ff. 147v and following.
Content: 14 long lines per page (17 lines in calendar). Ruled in red ink, catchwords visible.a
Content: 14 long lines, ruled in red, prickings visible.
Content: 185724
Content: Five miniatures.
Content: Missing folio between ff. 12 and 13: text starts mid-sentence and stub of former folio visible.
Content: Modern note of contents on inside front cover.
Content: On ff. 152v-153v, birth announcements
Content: Parchment
Content: Partial border design on all borders; full borders around miniatures. 3- and 2-line blue and red initials on gold fields. 1-line gold initials on red and blue fields. Red and blue linefillers, rubrics, yellow daubs as placemarkers.
Content: Several scribes?, plus cursive hand, s. XVI, for birth notices, ff. 152v-153v
Content: Six miniatures.
Type of Resource
Text
Still image
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5b366450-c5cb-012f-95d0-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1401: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Miniature of the Visitation; initials, border." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1401 - 1500. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4a1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Miniature of the Visitation; initials, border." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 11, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4a1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1401 - 1500). Miniature of the Visitation; initials, border. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4a1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Miniature of the Visitation; initials, border.