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Name: Book of Hours

Repository: University of Sydney Library

Settlement: Sydney

Associated Manuscript Items:
Horae ad usum Agendicum
Calendar

Library ref: RB Add Ms.326

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Deco desc: Contains 3 large painted miniatures at the Annunciation (fol. 13?), the Hours of the Cross (fol. 80?), and the Office of the Dead (fol. 102?); 11 large floral decorated illuminated initials, with wide acanthus-leaf borders burnished in gold, on three sides; many other smaller initials and decorations illuminated in red, blue, and gilt.

Dimensions: 147 x 106 mm.

Extent: 154 folios

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Hand desc: Gothic hand

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Orig date: c. 1490

Orig place: France (Paris)

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Provenance: French ownership notes c. 1598

Record hist source: University of Sydney Library, Manuscripta

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Support: vellum

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