M.254, The Morgan Library & Museum

Holding institution title: Book of Hours

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: New York, NY

URL: https://www.themorgan.org/manuscript/77213


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1450 -1500

Language(s): Latin

Use: Sarum

Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Unknown

Illumination contents: Christ blessing and holding open book, Trinity enthroned, St. John the Baptist, St. John the Evangelist, St. Thomas Becket, St. George, St. Christopher, St. Anne with the Virgin Mary and Christ Child, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Catherine, St. Barbara, St. Margaret, Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane, Betrayal of Christ, Christ before Pilate, Flagellation of Christ, Christ carrying the Cross, Crucifixion, Descent from the Cross, Entombment, Virgin Mary and Christ Child in initial S, Temptation of Adam and Eve in initial O, Crucifixion in initial T, Christ crowned with thorns in initial A, Wound in Christ’s hand in initial S, Wound in Christ’s hand in initial A, Five wounds of Christ in initial O, Wound in Christ’s foot in initial S, Wound in Christ’s foot in initial L, King David praying, Raising of Lazarus, Soul borne to Heaven, Mass of St. Gregory, St. Jerome

Text contents: Calendar, Fifteen Os of St. Bridget, Suffrage to the Trinity, Suffrages to Saints, Hours of the Virgin, Salve virgo virginum, Prayers to the Virgin, Seven Joys of the Virgin, Prayer to the Image of Christ, Prayers to the Crucifix and Wounds of Christ, Prayers to the Virgin, Prayers to St. John the Evangelist, Prayer of Bede on the Seven Words, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Commendation of Souls, Paslter of the Passion, Psalter of St. Jerome

Hours intercalated?:






Binding original?: No

Binding description: 17th-century rose velvet in blue morocco case lettered: Canterbury Hours.

Folio height (in centimeters): 10.2

Folio width (in centimeters): 7.3

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