Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 1009
Harvard University, "HOLLIS+"
Description URL: http://id.lib.harvard.edu/aleph/011304520/catalog
Former Shelfmarks: MS Typ 1009
Place of Origin: Probably north Italian
The initial letter is in brush and pen and brown ink. The hymn is written in a large gothic rotunda hand, with music on a 4-line staff.
A cutting from a single leaf, containing on the recto, the calligraphic initial letter "H" surrounded by fanciful borders of foliage, animals and human figures; on the verso, the words "[Tu lume]n tu splend[or Patris]" from the hymn Christe, redemptor omnium sung at vespers around Christmas.
Dimensions (Page Height): at least 160 mm
Dimensions (Page Width): at least 140 mm
Line Height: 67 – 68 mm
Dimensions: 16 x 14 cm