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Initial from a Choir book: MS McClean 201.16c

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Initial from a Choir book

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 80 x 88 mm, one fragmentary four-line musical stave ruled in red ink and one line of fragmentary words ruled in brown ink on reverse.

DECORATION: Historiated initial in pink with acanthus on gold ground: [D, 1 l.] Half-length figure of a prophet.Parchment.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1904) by McClean, Frank

Dating

Late 15th-early 16th Century
Production date: circa AD 1500

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of parchment

Techniques used in production

Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MS McClean 201.16c
Primary reference Number: 178988
Project ID: 1505
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 September 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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