62v.—Initial capital letter “U” from Dance of Death Alphabetdetails

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62v.—Initial capital letter “U” from Dance of Death Alphabet

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This decorative initial letter “U” or “V”, or drop cap, is from an alphabet designed by Hans Holbein and dating from 1523. It shows a man on horseback siezed by Death from behind as he tries to escape.

The same image serves as both U and V, as was common at that time.

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