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Small initials and linefillers.

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Small initials and linefillers.

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Book of Hours, use of Rouen

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1490 - 1510
Place: France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 49
Ownership: R.L. Stuart collection, bequeathed 1892.
Content: 16 long lines per page, ruled in red pencil.
Content: All folios decorated with flowers, vines, flourishes etc in outside borders. Some have full border decoration. Small gold initials on red and blue fields. Larger white and initials on gold fields. Red/blue/gold linefillers. Rubrics.
Content: De Ricci, 1322. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.
Content: Eight miniatures. Occasional human figures in borders.
Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6b129de0-c5cb-012f-ef35-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1490: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Small initials and linefillers." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1490 - 1510. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4cd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Small initials and linefillers." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 29, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4cd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1490 - 1510). Small initials and linefillers. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4cd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Small initials and linefillers.