|Specific title||Psalter leaf: Psalm 48:13-21 and 49:1-12 (Beals 49 recto) |
|Uniform Title||Psalterium Gallicanum |
|Date||15th century |
|Earliest Date||1400 |
|Latest Date||1499 |
|Country of Origin||Unknown |
|Dimensions||190 x 125 mm (columns 125 x 36 mm with 10 mm inter-columnar margin) |
|Number of Folios||Single leaf recto |
|Script||Gothic: Textualis semi-quadrata: 2 mm. |
|Decoration||Text in black ink.|
Initials for each verse one line high in red or blue ink. Pen-flourished initials, two lines high, start each psalm.
Note human drolleries in light black in top and bottom margins.
|Notes||This manuscript is of northern European origin, probably France or England.|
Layout: Two columns, 36 mm wide, 32 lines each. Ruling in purple ink.
Script: Lower grade, medium quality Gothic. Breaking and biting; Inconsistently applied feet; Figure 8 final s; Very round rounded r; Two compartment a; Strokes over i; Compressed lower bow on g; Crossed Tironian et; Stylized majuscules.
Script placement on lines vary to accommodate descenders and ascenders. Size and density of script varies to fit into bounding lines.
Some words are missing from the text. Copied by one scribe.
Glue residue and staple holes evident at left margin, both from previous uses (stapled by the donor). Lower section of leaf with 3/4 length straight cut. Repaired with Japanese tissue. Random ink pattern evident. Source unidentified.
|Incipit||//insipientibus et similis factus est illis. |
|Explicit||pulchritudo agri mecum est. Si esu// |
|Text source||Text from version of the Vulgate Bible. |
|Subjects||Manuscripts--Medieval; Psalters--Northern European. |
|Digital Collection||Medieval and Historical Manuscripts |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Identification Number||Beals 49r |
|Object Type||Manuscript, medieval |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from an original manuscript at 400 dpi saved in TIF format and resized to 600 ppi horizontal. 2006. |
|Provenance||Walter B. Beals Collection |
|Restrictions||All items in the collection are fragile, and permission is needed to view them, Access by appointment only. |
|Reference||Brown 86-87. |