Book of Hours, Rosenwald MS. 10 (page 1/3)

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[picture: Front Cover]

Some page images and details taken from a mediæval Latin Book of Hours in the Rosenwald collection at the Library of Congress in America. The manuscript was once believed to have been written and decorated by Geoffroy Tory.

The pages were scanned at the Library of Congress and are online there as Ms. Library of Congress. Rosenwald ms. 10

There are 113 leaves in the manuscript, which is written on parchment approximately 24cm high (10 inches or so).

In some cases I have digitally enlarged the images so that you can use them in print projects; this makes the larger images be slightly fuzzy.

Title: Book of Hours, Rosenwald MS. 10

Author: Tory, Geoffroy

Published by: The Roman Catholic Church

City: Touraine

Date: 1533

Total items: 18

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Letter ``I'' from 16th century book of hours]

Letter “I” from 16th century book of hours

The letter I painted in blue and gold used as a decorative initial.

This image was on image 15 of the Library of Congress page images. [$]

[picture: Letter ``I'' from 16th century book of hours]

Letter “I” from 16th century book of hours

The letter I painted in red and gold used as a decorative initial. This is what in calligraphy today is called a built-up letter, made with multiple pen or brush strokes. However, it was then gilded with gold. [more...] [$]

[picture: Letter ``O'' from 16th century book of hours]

Letter “O” from 16th century book of hours

The letter O painted in blue and gold and used as a decorative initial or drop cap. This image was on image 24 of the library of Congress page images. [more...] [$]

[picture: Front Cover]

Front Cover

Moroccan red leather with gold tooling; highly stylized acanthus leaves make an intricate and ornate foliated border round the edge of the front cover of this book. [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Letter ``D'' from 16th century book of hours]

Letter “D” from 16th century book of hours

The letter D painted in blue and gold used as a decorative initial.

This image was on image 15 of the Library of Congress page images. [$]


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Some page images and details taken from a mediæval Latin Book of Hours in the Rosenwald collection at the Library of Congress in America. The manuscript was once believed to have been written and decorated by Geoffroy Tory.

The pages were scanned at the Library of Congress and are online there as Ms. Library of Congress. Rosenwald ms. 10

There are 113 leaves in the manuscript, which is written on parchment approximately 24cm high (10 inches or so).

In some cases I have digitally enlarged the images so that you can use them in print projects; this makes the larger images be slightly fuzzy.


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