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Opening of index.
Ruge, Jorg (Author)

Wappenbuch (Book of Heraldry), and including text 'Das Lublich Herkommen des Thorneys.']

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1499
Place: Germany
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 176
Coats of arms -- 1400-1499
Ownership: Written for Johann von Morsheim and his wife Ursula, nee von Heusstain. Purchased for Spencer, 1968.
Content: 1499
Content: 2662 watercolor drawings of coats of arms.
Content: Animals and human figures appear on some coats of arms. Drawing of Adam and Eve f. 2v.
Content: Dictionary Catalog. Notes in manuscript and library dossier.
Content: Includes text 'Den Anfang und das Lublich Herkommen des Thorneys' (ff. 214-36) and index (ff. 236-53).
Content: Jorg Rugen, whose signature is on f. 236, may be the author.
Content: Paper
Content: Text is dated 1499 on f. 236. Terminus post quem is 1492, when Innocent VIII, whose coat of arms appears, came to power.
Content: Through f. 213, coats of arms on each page; ff. 214-36, 35 long lines per page, ruled in very light pencil; ff. 237-53, up to 30 lines per page in 2-3 columns.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 76ad0180-c61f-012f-bd57-58d385a7bc34
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  • 1499: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Opening of index." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1499. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-edb8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Opening of index." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-edb8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1499). Opening of index. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-edb8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of index.