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Leaf of Grammatical Text

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One leaf from an unidentified grammatical manuscript. 1 column of 35 text lines in Latin. Written in a Gothic cursive (hurried and rounded) in black ink. 2-line red initials throughout in red, red paragraph marks.


By 1913, Denman W. Ross (1853-1935), Cambridge, MA [see note 1]; 1917, gift of Denman W. Ross. (Accession date: February 15, 1917) NOTES: [1] From September 30, 1913 until it was accessioned, this manuscript was on loan to the MFA from Denman W. Ross.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

French, Medieval (Gothic), 14th century

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Overall (page dimensions): 14.4 x 9.8 cm (5 11/16 x 3 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Ink on parchment




Books and manuscripts, Manuscripts