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Prayer Book in Dutch

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1440 (Approximate)
Place: Flanders
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 151
Ownership: Bought for Spencer, 1954.
Content: 1-line gold initials with blue penwork. Floreate borders around initials. Rubrics. Red slashes as placemarkers. F. 188 and after, large initials, blue and gold 1-line initials with red or blue penwork. 2-line gold initials on blue and red fields.
Content: 15 long lines per page, ruled in red ink, occasional prickings visible. From f. 57 to 161, quire signatures visible in upper left corner -- eight quaternions. Other collation unsure, but quinternions are the norm.
Content: 2 hands: A, ff. 2-187; B, ff. 188-211v; plus noting hands?
Content: 85 miniatures, large and small.
Content: Dictionary Catalog. Note in manuscript.
Content: Master of Guillebert of Metz, style of
Content: Notes throughout ms, blank pages or empty spaces are filled with notes in cursive hand. Miniatures (acc. to note in manuscript) are in the style of the "Master of Guillebert" of Metz -- which gives the manuscript its date of 1420-1440.
Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4d9839c0-c626-012f-026a-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1440: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Explicit of text." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1440. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed8b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Explicit of text." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed8b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1440). Explicit of text. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ed8b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Explicit of text.