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Manuscript Cutting

ca. 1510 (made)

Cut-out initial R from a Gradual; Netherlands; ca 1510

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Brief description
Cut-out initial R from a Gradual; Netherlands; ca 1510
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 A (MS 133)


Cut-out initial R (acanthus leaf in brushed gold and blue an a monochrome red ground, with putto issuing from shell and shooting green bird with a cross-bow and a butterfly, within a mould brushed gold frame).

Backed with brown paper (pre-1883)

Netherlands. c. 1510

130 x 132 mm.

Bought from Weale, 1883, 7s 6d

Pub: 1908 cat, 20; 1923 cat, 16'
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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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