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Item No: mcai010153
Additional Title: Gradual
Language: Latin
Folio Number: recto
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial P with the Nativity and Annunciation to the Shepherds and St. Helena holding the True Cross
Notes: The theme of the initial, the Nativity with the Annunciation to the Shepherds, and the letter P indicate that this initial may have originally belonged in a gradual where it began the Introit for the Third Mass for Christmas Day, "Puer natus est nobis ..." (For our sake a child is born).
Notes: This cutting can be dated to ca. 1480.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1466525
Country: Country:Germany
Region/County:Middle Rhine

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 217 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 1:15A

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