W.79, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.79, East Anglian Psalter, Latin (1300-1350 CE, East Anglia, England)

Holding institution classification: Psalter

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W79/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.79

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1300-1350

Language(s): Latin


Country of production: United Kingdom

City or region of production: East Anglia

Illumination contents: Hybrid figure wielding sword in initial A, Hybrid figure wielding sword in initial A, Fool speaking to God in initial D, Male supplicant in initial D, Three men in water pray to God in initial S, Male supplicant in initial D, Three clerics chanting in initial C, Hybrid figure in initial I, Male supplicant in initial D

Text contents: Calendar, Psalms, Canticles, Litany, Office of the Dead, Additional Prayers (added in the fifteenth century)

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown

Patron: possibly for a male patron in Norwich in East Anglia, England

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Rebound ca. 1900 by Rivière and Son, London; probably unshaped millboard covered in dark blue leather

Folio height (in centimeters): 33.8

Folio width (in centimeters): 22

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