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Illuminated leaf from a Breviary: MS.5-2023

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Illuminated leaf from a Breviary






One 5-line ornamental initial and partial border, 4 minor initials, with texts (readings, responses and antiphons) for the feast of St Nicholas (6 December) starting Beatus Nicholaus; probably from a Breviary.

Legal notes

Given by Dr Michael Tilby, 2023

Measurements and weight

Height: 182 mm
Width: 124 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2023) by Tilby, Michael


15th Century, fourth quarter
C. 1475 - 1499

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MS.5-2023
Primary reference Number: 313122
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 16 August 2023 Updated: Wednesday 16 August 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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