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Manuscript cutting

  • Museum number:

    245:8

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 29

Object history note

Purchased from J. and S. Goldschmidt as part of three portfolios (now Museum nos 234-296) designated as a 'Illuminations: a collection of 338 specimens, pages and cuttings' for the total sum of £100.0.0, received on 15 October 1872; passed on for Register in April 1874 (see Register of Drawings).

Descriptive line

Manuscript cutting from the Golden Legend of Jacobus de Voraigne A duplicate number MS.714 was assigned to this object in error and was subsequently cancelled.

Materials

Parchment; Pigments; Ink

Techniques

Illumination

Categories

Manuscript cutting; Medieval and renaissance; Christianity; Manuscripts

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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