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Manuscript Cutting

ca. 1520 (made)

Cut-out decorated initial B; Netherlands (South); ca 1520

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Brief description
Cut-out decorated initial B; Netherlands (South); ca 1520
Object history
Part of cuttings purchased in batches from William Henry James Weale in 1883, 95 on 9 April 1883, 258 on 17 April 1883, 20 on 20 February, for the total sum of £96.7.2 (now Museum nos 8972-9042).
Historical context
Data taken from notes compiled by Rowan Watson. The full text of the entry is as follows:


9002 C


Cut-out decorated initial B (letter-shape of brushed gold acanthus sprays on green ground within moulded brushed gold frame)

Text:.../gloriam tuam/...

NL (South). c. 1520

90 x 90 mm.

Part of 2-lines of music (4 black lines, 25 mm) and text visible square notation

Bought from Weale, 1883, 5s.

1923 cat, 16'
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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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