Item 0102-16 - Bible leaf from William de Brailes' workshop

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Bible leaf from William de Brailes' workshop

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  • Textual record

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CA MRUASC C0003-S4-0102-16

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  • [ca. 1240] (Creation)

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1 leaf : col. ill., vellum ; 187 x 130 mm (written area 140 x 88 mm). Double column, 54-55 lines.

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Item is a leaf from an English pocket Bible containing verses 6-8 of the Book of Kings. The leaf was produced in Oxford in the workshop of the prominent illuminator William de Brailes. Leaf features illuminated initials and chapter numbers, crossed-out mistakes, and some marginal notes.

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Tear on the bottom corner repaired with archival tape.

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  • Latin

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  • Gothic

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Created March 15, 2019 by SD.

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