Book of Hours, Sarum use

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Book of Hours, Sarum use

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Item No: mcaw030210
Additional Title: Book of Hours, Sarum use
Script: Gothic bookhand
NickName: John Browne Hours
Language: Latin
Folio Number: ff. 21v-22r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: St. George slaying the dragon
Notes: The exquisite miniature and gilded borders and initials seen in this opening give some indication of the opulence that fills the leaves of this manuscript. The manuscript was made in Flanders for the wealthy English merchant, John Browne and his wife Agnes. As one of the country's patron saints, St. George was a popular saint for veneration in England.
Notes: The manuscript has been dated to ca. 1460-1470.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1540379
Country: Country:Belgium

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1475
Image Dimensions Width: 238 mm
ShelfMark: Widener 3

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