[Biblia Pauperum; Apocalypsis]

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Photographs of "Biblia Pauperum; Apocalypsis," held by UNT Special Collections. The first is of the cover of the white book and the title at the top in black Latin script, the first letter of each word red. On top of it is a brown paper with a illustration in a red circle of a woman, Latin wording is around the rim of the circle and snaking over the woman. The second image is an illustrious of horses. In these two pages, there are three drawings of horses: blue, red and black. On each horse is a woman riding it, with … continued below

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3 photographs : col. ill. ; 3324 x 2890 px., 3228 x 2148 px., 3126 x 2130 px.

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Sylve, Joshua & Merrill, Jeffery December 5, 2017.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: University Photography Collection and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 108 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photographs of "Biblia Pauperum; Apocalypsis," held by UNT Special Collections. The first is of the cover of the white book and the title at the top in black Latin script, the first letter of each word red. On top of it is a brown paper with a illustration in a red circle of a woman, Latin wording is around the rim of the circle and snaking over the woman. The second image is an illustrious of horses. In these two pages, there are three drawings of horses: blue, red and black. On each horse is a woman riding it, with small paragraphs of Latin text by them. There are several other drawings of thing such as swords. The third image is an illustration of creatures. At the top of each page is a woman with blue wings. On one side she is holding a collar attached to a creature, and pushing another creature into the gaping mouth of a monster. On the bottom left page six women ride a horse. The text of "Biblia pauperum" consists of selections from the Book of Revelation. Stories of the Apocalypse often recount visions said to be revealed by a heavenly messenger or angel to an author concerning the end of the world.

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3 photographs : col. ill. ; 3324 x 2890 px., 3228 x 2148 px., 3126 x 2130 px.

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This image was taken for use in the digital version of UNT Special Collections' Spring 2018 exhibit "Destination: Special Collections."

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  • Preferred Citation: University Photography Collection (U0458), University of North Texas Special Collections

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University Photography Collection

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  • December 5, 2017

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  • April 9, 2020, 3:10 p.m.

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Sylve, Joshua & Merrill, Jeffery. [Biblia Pauperum; Apocalypsis], photograph, December 5, 2017; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1633956/: accessed June 14, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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