Historiated initial (forged)

Item Info

Item No: mcai320192
Title: Historiated initial (forged)
Additional Title: Antiphonary
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: reverse
Source: Rare Book Department

Although this is the reverse of a forged historiated initial, forgers often used scraps of real medieval manuscripts for their work. 

Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 127 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 32:19

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