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Identifier: 
exws_pages_b02_item06
Title: 
Manuscript leaf from a 15th century breviary
Date: 
Approximately 1490
Description: 
From a 15th century Breviary Manuscript written by a monastic scribe, probably in the Low countries or in the Northern France, ca. 1490. The blue initials used throughout the piece are made using encrusted lapis lazuli. The script is the typical Compact Gothic for all medieval breviaries.
Dimensions: 
4.9 x 6.9 in. (12.5 x 17.5 cm)
Subject: 
Manuscripts--Specimens
Subject: 
Illuminated manuscripts
Subject: 
Gothic scripts
Subject: 
Breviaries
Location: 
Low Countries
Century: 
Fifteenth century
Language: 
Latin
Collection: 
Pages from the Past
Type: 
Text
File Format: 
image/jp2
Source: 
Z4 .P33x. Pages from the past : original leaves from rare books and manuscripts. Western Michigan University Special Collections
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Rights: 
The digital version is available for education use under ‘Fair Use’ guidelines. For additional permission and further information contact the WMU Libraries: lib-dc@wmich.edu
Digital Date: 
2018