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Adoration of the Magi

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Adoration of the Magi

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Hours, use of Paris.]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1400 - 1415
Place: Paris
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 22
Jesus Christ -- Nativity
Religious books
Ownership: Owned (1567-1643) by the De Navinault family -- see birth entries on inside front cover, ff. i-ii, and inside back cover. Quaritch catalog, 1874. Lenox collection.
Content: 14 long lines per page (17 in calendar), ruled in red pencil. Catchword visible ff. 30v, 160v.
Content: 14 miniatures. Various animals appear in border designs.
Content: 1 scribe, plus noting hands at beginning and end.
Content: 2- and 3-line red and blue initials on gold fields. 1-line gold initials on red and blue fields. Gold, red and blue border designs and linefillers. Rubrics.
Content: De Ricci places this manuscript in France, s. XV. Dr. Guest places it in Paris? and dates it to the early 15th century.
Content: De Ricci, 1319. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.
Content: French early modern birth notices on back flyleaves and inside covers.
Content: Parchment
Content: Splendor of the Word, PBL # 51.1
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2787ef20-c5cb-012f-7ab6-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1400: Created (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Adoration of the Magi" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1400 - 1415. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fef5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Adoration of the Magi" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 21, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fef5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1400 - 1415). Adoration of the Magi Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fef5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Adoration of the Magi