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Manuscript

  • Date:

    14th century (made)

  • Museum number:

    260:4

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 81, box V

Date

14th century (made)

Historical context note

Data taken from notes compiled by Rowan Watson. The full text of the entry is as follows:

' 260.4 (MS 216)
BIBLE
Leaf, with historisted initial (Angel with a banderoll "volui")

Rubric: Item prologus Iheronimi super editionem quatuorum evangeliorum. Plures fuisse gui evavgelia scripserunt.

France 14th century
480 x 340 mm; written space 340 x 220 mm; 2 cols, 38 lines

Bought from J&S Goldschmidt, 1872
Pub: 1908 cat, 28; 1923 cat 22'

Descriptive line

Leaf from Bible with historiated inital P depicting an angel with a banderoll "volui". France 14th century. A duplicate number MS.216 was assigned to this object in error and was subsequently cancelled.

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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