Manuscript: Harley MS 3244
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British Library, Harley MS 3244
 

Produced: England, c 1255-1265

Language: Latin

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Media: Vellum
Script: Textualis Rotunda with Cursiva Anglicana Formata

Folios: 192  Height: 28.2 cm   Width: 17 cm

Manuscript type: Bestiary

Location: British Library, London, England, United Kingdom

Family: Second

 



Source: Ann Payne, 1990 (Medieval Beasts) | Copyright Copyright 2004 British Library / Used by permission | Folio 59r


 
Description

The bestiary is on folia 36r to 77v of the manuscript.

"...132 wash drawings, chapter headings in red and inscriptions to the pictures. Although the manuscript is copiously illustrated, no gold has been used and the drawings are only lightly painted in browns, blues and greens. Its is bound with a number of religious texts apparently collected together as a type of preaching manual." - Medieval Beasts (New York, 1990) Payne, p.15


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Editions and Facsimiles

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