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Book of Hours (Use of Paris) – Fragment

Parchment · 1 leaf · 1420 – 1440 CE · France · 187 x 129 mm


Kenyon, OH, Kenyon College, Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts (Set 23), no. 31
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  • Simmons School of Library and Information Science (Boston, Massachusetts) LIS 464 (Fall 2021) observations
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Ege, Otto F. (Fragmentator)

Fragment, Book of Hours (use of France), 15th C. 

Si ambulavero in medio.../...et divites dimisit inanes

Dismembered by Otto F. Ege in the early 20th century. Leaves used as no. 31 in his Fifty Original Leaves sets; this leaf originating from the 23rd set. Evidence of Ege's fragmentation can be seen in the use of the distinctive matte and tape. A slight discoloration can be seen on the bottom left on the verso side of the leaf.

Summary by Nicole Zador

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