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Book of Hours (Use of Rouen) – Virtual Reconstruction

Parchment · 27 leaves · 1460 – 1480 CE · France · 163 x 122 mm


[sine loco], codices restituti, Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts, no. 46
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  • Simmons School of Library and Information Science (Boston, Massachusetts) LIS 464 (Fall 2020) observations
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Ege, Otto F. (Fragmentator)

A virtual reconstruction of a Book of Hours dismembered by Ohio bookdealer Otto F. Ege sometime in the 1940s. Leaves of this manuscript became no. 46 in his "Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts" portfolios. The reconstruction was undertaken by students from the Simmons University School of Library and Information Science (Boston, Massachusetts) in the fall of 2020 who were enrolled in Lisa Fagin Davis' course, "The Medieval Manuscript from Charlemagne to Gutenberg": Jacqueline Christine Bateman, Deanna Mae Bennett, Sean Casey, Samantha Hope Correia, Nicholas Couto, Brittney Donahue, Theresa M Dooley, Lily Elbaum, Jenna Roxanne Gillies, Jason B Hall, Shealynn Hendry, Elena Carroll Hinkle, Brianna Kathleen Jacobi, Rebecca Giver Johnston, William Arthur Keeler, Menachem Lattke, Kathryn Meyers, Cathleen Nalezyty, Kim Lauren Pereira.