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Book of Hours, Use of Reims (Illuminated Pages)
folio 69 recto
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Book of Hours, Use of Reims (Illuminated Pages) - folio 69 recto. 1400-1499. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 1, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/reims/item/13/show/8.

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(1400-1499). Book of Hours, Use of Reims (Illuminated Pages) - folio 69 recto. Book of Hours, Use of Reims. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/reims/item/13/show/8

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Book of Hours, Use of Reims (Illuminated Pages) - folio 69 recto, 1400-1499, Book of Hours, Use of Reims, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed October 1, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/reims/item/13/show/8.

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Title Book of Hours, Use of Reims (Illuminated Pages)
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • France
Place of Creation (Local)
  • Northern France
Date 1400-1499
Description DECORATION: Calendar pages present the abbreviation KL in gold leaf, inscribed in brown and blue ground. The dominical letter A alternates in gold and blue. Ornate pages: ff.17r, 27r, 39r, 44v, 48v, 52v, 57r, 64r, 69r, 105r, 115v, 130v, 174v. The decorations also include secondary gold initials, 4 / 2-line, on brownish and blue ground. Tertiary initials (litterae florissae), alternating gold and blue. Rubrications. Guide titles on the Calendar pages and on some sections throughout the text, in cursive script.
Donor The Rockwell Fund, in memory of James Rockwell
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Books of hours
  • Catholic Church--Prayers and devotions
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
  • Marginal illustrations
Genre (AAT)
  • manuscripts (document genre)
Language Old French; Latin
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
  • Image
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Original Item Extent 140mm. x 100 mm., bound to 151mm. x 110 mm.
Original Item Location BX2080 .A2 1400z
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b2958304~S11
Digital Collection Book of Hours, Use of Reims
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/reims
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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Title folio 69 recto
Description HOURS OF THE PASSION. DECORATION: Primary initial O, blue, 6-line, on gold ground. In the upper corners: two winged dragons facing each other. The one on the right has a man's head, the one on the left a bird head. The ivy border springs from their tails. In the lower right corner, an owl sits on an ivy leaf.
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