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Book of Hours (Use of Rouen) – Fragment

Parchment · 1 leaf · 1450 – 1475 CE · France


Greensboro, NC, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts (Set 38), no. 46, 19
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Ege, Otto F. (Fragmentator)

"Gloria patri Ant.../...Ad faciendam misercordiam cum patribus" (Hours of the Virgin, Lauds. Song of Zacharia [Luke 1]). Recto: Number 19 is written in pencil on the lower right corner; Tape is evident at top and bottom of right hand side; Possible damage to text, apparent smudging of ink after it had dried. Verso: light staining on bottom right, possible remaints of tape; damage from recto does not appear to have affected verso; Discoloration along left edge. Dismembered by Otto F. Ege in the 1940s; leaves used as no. 46 in his "Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts" portfolios.

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