Illuminated Manuscript Page, Writing of Saint Jerome

1950.06.0002

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Artifact Identification Illuminated Manuscript Page, Writing of Saint Jerome   (1950.06.0002)
Classification Communication Artifacts : Documentary Artifacts : Literary Works
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Europe, West, France
Period/Date Medieval, 1475
Culture French
Location On Exhibitin the Europe exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 38.9 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 28 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 20 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials paper--parchment, pigment--ink, metallic
Manufacturing Processes writing, illuminating
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description

Illuminated folio of dimensions 38.9 cm x 28.2 cm. Latin text in black and red on both sides, front with multicolored gilded border and illuminated ā€œNā€. Letter of St. Jerome.

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Bibliography

1. A Guide to the Greek Coin Reproductions from the British Museum that are in the World Heritage Museum Collection_ NOTE: The "Guide" was compiled from information taken from: Hill, G.F. _A Guide to the Principal Coins of the Greeks from Circ. 700 B.C. to A.D. 270, Based on the Work of Barclay V. Head_. University Press, Oxford,j 1965. 2. Head, Barclay V. _A Guide to the Principal Gold and Silver Coins of the Ancients from B.C. 700 to A.D. 1_. Oxford University Press, London, 1895. 3. Clement, Richard W. & Friedman, John B. Research Notes: Resources for Scholars: Medieval Manuscripts in Two Illinois Libraries (70-76). The Library Quarterly. 1987.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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