Item No: mcai420061
Additional Title: GradualScript: Gothic bookhand
Folio Number: front 42:6
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial I with Saints John and Mark writing the Gospels
Notes: This cutting can be dated to ca. 1530. The paper was made in Nackel near Posen and can be identified by the watermark of a crowned escutcheon containing a doubled cross.
Notes: This initial begins the Introit for the feast of St. John the Evangelist (Dec. 27), "In medio ecclesiae aperuit os ei[us] ..." (In the middle of the temple, he opened his mouth). Lewis E M 1:19-22 and E M 42:4-9 are from the same manuscript.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1667518
Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1550
Image Dimensions Width: 416 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 42:4-9