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Opening of main text with large puzzle initial, elaborate penwork, small initials, rubrics, placemarkers, in hand 1.

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Title
Opening of main text with large puzzle initial, elaborate penwork, small initials, rubrics, placemarkers, in hand 1.
Names
Groote, Gerard (1340-1384) (Compiler)
Collection

Book of Hours.]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1450 - 1475
Place: Netherlands
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 152
Notes
Ownership: Collection of Michael and Albert Linel. Acquired by the city of Frankfurt for the Kunstgewerbemuseum by purchase in 1892; by bequest, 1916. Ms. LM 8 of this museum until deaccessioned in 1953. Purchased for Spencer, 1954.
Content: Dictionary Catalog. Library dossier, especially notes by James Marrow, 1991.
Content: Manuscript is foliated 1-188; according to James Marrow, foliation should be i + 187. Existing foliation used here, for convenience.
Content: 20 long lines per page, ruled in brown ink. Occasional prickings visible.
Content: Parchment
Content: Five full-page miniatures; human figures in borders around miniatures.
Content: 1-line and 2-line red and blue initials. 3-line red and blue initials with elaborate purple and red penwork, with green accents. Large puzzle-style red and blue initials with penwork. Rubrics, red slashes as placemarkers. Border designs.
Content: Master of the Boston City of God
Content: Dated by James Marrow to ca. 1465.
Content: 2 scribes: A, ff. 2-187v; B, f. 188r-v
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a6887f80-c618-012f-692a-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1340: Creator Born
  • 1384: Creator Died
  • 1450: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Opening of main text with large puzzle initial, elaborate penwork, small initials, rubrics, placemarkers, in hand 1." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1450 - 1475. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed8e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Opening of main text with large puzzle initial, elaborate penwork, small initials, rubrics, placemarkers, in hand 1." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed8e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1450 - 1475). Opening of main text with large puzzle initial, elaborate penwork, small initials, rubrics, placemarkers, in hand 1. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed8e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of main text with large puzzle initial, elaborate penwork, small initials, rubrics, placemarkers, in hand 1.