Item Info

Item No: mcai010221
Additional Title: Gradual
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial S with kneeling figures receiving a vision of the Virgin and Child
Notes: Paper was made in Nackel near Posen; identified by watermark of a crowned escutcheon containing a doubled cross; Cutting can be dated to ca. 1530.
Notes: This initial begins the Introit for the Vigil of the feast of the Purification of the Virgin Mary (Feb. 2), "Salve sancta parens enixa puerpera regem ..." (Hail, Holy Mother, in the womb there lay a king). Lewis E M 1:19-22 and E M 42:4-9 are from the same manuscript.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1644475
Country: Country:Poland

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1550
Image Dimensions Width: 279 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 1:22

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