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Background imageParchment Collection: Ramon Llull (1235-1316). Breviculum Codex. Miniature. Baden

Ramon Llull (1235-1316). Breviculum Codex. Miniature. Baden
Ramon Llull (1235-1316). Breviculum Codex. Miniature. Llull preaching. Parchment 92. Page 5r. Baden Memorial Library. Karlsruhe. Germany

Background imageParchment Collection: Japanese girl practising calligraphy

Japanese girl practising calligraphy Date: 1909

Background imageParchment Collection: Choirbook number 9. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Virgin a

Choirbook number 9. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Virgin a
Choirbook number 9. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Antiphonary By Master of Burgo de Osma. Parchment. Virgin and Child. Miniature. Drop cap. Spain

Background imageParchment Collection: Corpus Iuris Civilis

Corpus Iuris Civilis. Code of Justinian. 529. Legislative compilation for a Roman law unification. Parchment codex. Folio 63v. 13th century

Background imageParchment Collection: Choirbook number 3. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Coronati

Choirbook number 3. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Coronati
Choirbook number 3. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Antiphonary By Master of Burgo de Osma. Parchment. Coronation of the Virgin surrounded by Saints and Bishops. Miniature. Letter U. Spain

Background imageParchment Collection: Nautical chart entitled King Hamy. 1502. Parchment

Nautical chart entitled King Hamy. 1502. Parchment
" Nautical chart entitled " King Hamy". 1502. Parchment. Miniature Painting. SPAIN. Barcelona. Barcelona Maritime Museum."

Background imageParchment Collection: WW2 Christmas Card, Holly Soldiers

WW2 Christmas Card, Holly Soldiers
A WW2 Christmas card made in a baking parchment material. The illustration shows a marching line of holly leaves with red berries as the heads of soldiers, wearing tin hats and satchels

Background imageParchment Collection: Choirbook number 7. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. The Visi

Choirbook number 7. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. The Visi
Choirbook number 7. Gregorian chant. 15th. century. Antiphonary By Master of Burgo de Osma. Parchment. The Visitation of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth. Drop cap D. Miniature. Spain

Background imageParchment Collection: Surveyors sitting in a circle during a meeting. Miniature of

Surveyors sitting in a circle during a meeting. Miniature of the 14th century

Background imageParchment Collection: Missal Vetus Oxemense. Drop cap depicting The Pentecost. 12t

Missal Vetus Oxemense. Drop cap depicting The Pentecost. 12t
Codex Missal Vetus Oxemense. Anonimous. 12th-13th centuries. Parchment. Drop cap depicting The Pentecost. Spain

Background imageParchment Collection: Contract of sale

Contract of sale. The clergyman Bruno sell to Sentefred several lands. Parchment with visigothic writing. 815. From Sant Pere de Codinet Monastery. Chapter Archive. Seu d Urgell. Catalonia. Spain

Background imageParchment Collection: Swiss coats of arms, c. 1340

Swiss coats of arms, c. 1340. Chromolithograph by A. Graeter from Die Wappenrolle von Zurich, The Zurich Armorial, Antiquarische Gesellschaft in Zurich, 1860

Background imageParchment Collection: Portrait of a German maiden in late 16th century garb

Portrait of a German maiden in late 16th century garb. She wears a lace ruff, a painted glass brooch with her own likeness, and holds a prayer book bound in painted parchment

Background imageParchment Collection: Phylacteries and Mezuzah

Phylacteries and Mezuzah
Phylacteries and mezuzoth (mezuzah). Phylactery, more commonly known as Tefillin is a small leather box containing scrolls of parchetment with Hebrew texts insribed on them

Background imageParchment Collection: Parchment commission, 2nd Lieutenant Henry Vaughan

Parchment commission, 2nd Lieutenant Henry Vaughan
Parchment commission document for 2nd Lieutenant Henry Vaughan, Madras Corps of Engineers, East India Company Date: 1852

Background imageParchment Collection: Antiphonal (Incunable Fragment)

Antiphonal (Incunable Fragment)
Two consecutive leaves from an incunable antiphonal, parchment. Text in black ink with red rubrics. Musical notation in a German gothic hufnagel style on a 5-line stave printed in red with F

Background imageParchment Collection: Gradual (Fragment)

Gradual (Fragment)
Fragment of a gradual, parchment. This is only a small part of a larger leaf and has been badly damaged by its use as a binding fragment. Date: 14th Century

Background imageParchment Collection: Noted Breviary (Incunable Fragment)

Noted Breviary (Incunable Fragment)
Fragment of a leaf from an incunable breviary, parchment. Includes printed 4-line staves but the musical notation has not been added

Background imageParchment Collection: Sacramentary (Incunable Fragment)

Sacramentary (Incunable Fragment)
Two consecutive bifolios from an incunabula, parchment. Part of a liturgical text, probably a sacramentary but possibly a missal. Date: Late circa 15th Century

Background imageParchment Collection: Noted Hymnal (Fragment)

Noted Hymnal (Fragment)
Leaf from a hymnal, parchment. Text in a gothic script in two columns interspersed with musical notation in a German gothic hufnagel style on a 4-line stave with C marked. Date: 13th Century

Background imageParchment Collection: Noted Breviary (Fragment)

Noted Breviary (Fragment)
Leaf from a noted breviary, parchment. The text is a series of lessons based on the Gospel of John (identified passages include John 7)

Background imageParchment Collection: Noted Missal (Fragment)

Noted Missal (Fragment)
Parchment leaf, probably from a missal, cut to about 1/3 of its original size. The liturgical text on this fragment is from the Second Book of Kings, featuring the widow visiting the prophet Elisha

Background imageParchment Collection: Paper and Parchment Binding Fragments

Paper and Parchment Binding Fragments
Fragments of paper and parchment salvaged from the binding of a book. Two pieces of parchment are from the same document, possibly a letter or deed

Background imageParchment Collection: Antiphonal (Fragment)

Antiphonal (Fragment)
Two vellum leaves from an antiphonal. Possibly two halves of a bifolium. Text contains chants for St Elizabeth of Hungary, St Celia and St Clement. Date: Late circa 13th Century

Background imageParchment Collection: Fragments of Codex Justinianus and Digesta

Fragments of Codex Justinianus and Digesta
Ten strips of parchment manuscripts cut to similar size and shape, probably used to reinforce the spines of later bindings. They all appear to be from Justinian's Codex and Digesta

Background imageParchment Collection: Epistles of St Augustine

Epistles of St Augustine
Fragment from the Epistles of St Augustine, parchment. This is a long strip that has been cut from a folio-sized leaf, there is approximately half a column of text plus the edge of another column

Background imageParchment Collection: Moralia in Job (Fragments)

Moralia in Job (Fragments)
Two non-consecutive folios from a manuscript copy of St Gregory's Commentary on Job (the Moralia in Job of Pope Gregory the Great). Main body text in two columns with red rubrics

Background imageParchment Collection: Arator De Actibus Apostolorum (Fragment)

Arator De Actibus Apostolorum (Fragment)
Parchment leaf containing several texts in different hands. Probably originally from a copy of Arator's Acts of the Apostles or De Actibus Apostolorum

Background imageParchment Collection: St Jerome's Commentary on the Prophet Amos (Fragment)

St Jerome's Commentary on the Prophet Amos (Fragment)
Half of a leaf from a copy of St Jerome's Commentary on the Prophet Amos (Commentariorum Sancti Hieronymi In Amos Prophetae), parchment

Background imageParchment Collection: De Libero Arbitrio (Fragments)

De Libero Arbitrio (Fragments)
Two fragments of leaves from a copy of De Libero Arbitrio (On Free Choice of Will) by St Augustine. Both are from Book 3 although not from the same leaf. Date: circa 9th Century

Background imageParchment Collection: Epistles of St Jerome (Fragment)

Epistles of St Jerome (Fragment)
Bifolium from a religious commentary, possibly an edition of the Epistles of St Jerome, or similar, parchment. Main body text in brown in a single column in a Caroline minuscule

Background imageParchment Collection: Unknown Texts (Fragment)

Unknown Texts (Fragment)
Bifolium from an unknown work or works, possibly relating to canon law, parchment. Date: 14th - circa 15th Century

Background imageParchment Collection: Biblical Commentary (Fragments)

Biblical Commentary (Fragments)
Two leaves from a Biblical commentary, parchment. From the same manuscript, possibly two halves of a bifolium, although the text is not consecutive

Background imageParchment Collection: Justinian Institutiones (Fragment)

Justinian Institutiones (Fragment)
Leaf from a copy of Justinian's Institutiones, parchment. Main body text in two columns in black in a protogothic hand with alternating red and blue decorated initials and red

Background imageParchment Collection: Sacramentary (Fragment)

Sacramentary (Fragment)
Leaf from a liturgical text, possibly a sacramentary, parchment. The text contains various prayers and instructions. Text in black in a single column in a Caroline minuscule hand with red capitals

Background imageParchment Collection: Liturgical Text (Fragment)

Liturgical Text (Fragment)
Leaf from a liturgical text, either a missal or a breviary, parchment. Text in a single column in dark brown ink in a Caroline minuscule with red capitals and rubrics. Date: circa 11th Century

Background imageParchment Collection: Psalter (Fragments)

Psalter (Fragments)
Parts of three bifolia from a psalter, parchment. Text in a single column in a Gothic rotunda script in dark brown ink with alternating red and blue decorated capitals and larger red

Background imageParchment Collection: Statutes for Elections (Fragment)

Statutes for Elections (Fragment)
Bifolium from an unidentified text, possibly a work such as book of statutes or constitution for a monastic community, on parchment

Background imageParchment Collection: Decretales Gregorii IX (Fragments)

Decretales Gregorii IX (Fragments)
Fragments of two leaves from the same manuscript, not consecutive, parchment. The text is from the Decretals of Gregory IX or Decretales Gregorii IX, also known as the Liber Extra, Book III

Background imageParchment Collection: Theological Text (Fragment)

Theological Text (Fragment)
Part of a bifolium, parchment. Fragment of an unknown theological text. Main body text in black in two columns. The bifolium is cut vertically through column A on folio 2

Background imageParchment Collection: Bible (Fragment)

Bible (Fragment)
Leaf from a Bible, parchment. Main body text in a rounded Gothic script in black in two columns. No coloured pigments. Date: circa 14th Century

Background imageParchment Collection: Ritual (Fragment)

Ritual (Fragment)
Fragment of a bifolium, probably from a ritual book or Rituale Romanum, parchment. Main body text in black ink in a Caroline minuscule with red capitals and rubrics

Background imageParchment Collection: Calendar (Fragment)

Calendar (Fragment)
Leaf of a calendar, possibly from an obit book. The leaf is for the month of November. Date: circa 15th Century

Background imageParchment Collection: Liber Sextus Decretalium (Fragment)

Liber Sextus Decretalium (Fragment)
Leaf from a copy of the Liber Sextus Decretalium or Decretals of Pope Boniface VIII, parchment. Main body text in two columns in a cursive documentary script

Background imageParchment Collection: Legal Text? (Fragment)

Legal Text? (Fragment)
Two fragments from the same manuscript, parchment. Original text unknown. Text is in a cursive documentary script in brown in a single column recto and verso on both fragments

Background imageParchment Collection: Graecismus (Fragment)

Graecismus (Fragment)
Four double leaves, parchment, believed to be from a copy of Graecismus by Eberhard de Bethune, which was a popular grammatical poem dating from c.1212. Date: 14th Century

Background imageParchment Collection: Philosophical Text (Fragment)

Philosophical Text (Fragment)
Bifolium from an unidentified text, parchment. Content seems to be a commentary of philosophical and religious nature. The text on each folio is written in two different but near-contemporary hands

Background imageParchment Collection: Gregory Homilia in Evangelia (Fragment)

Gregory Homilia in Evangelia (Fragment)
Single leaf of parchment, cut to size for use as a binding cover. The text is from Homilia in Evangelia by Pope Gregory I



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