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[Name Card for Mrs. R. R Beville]

Description: Card with the text "Mrs. R. R. Beville, Waco, Texas" printed to the right of an illustration above the text "Waco Commandery No. 10 K. T." The image is oval-shaped with a shining star at the top, above a fringed banner that has the text "in hoc signo vinces" with a skull-and-crossbonees and the freemasonry compass symbol; in the foreground of the image, there is a crown on laurel leaves with items leaning crosswise through the crown including a cross (left) and two decorative daggers (right).
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Etching and engraving of the burial shrine of Odeschalco]

Description: Etching and engraving of the Italian noble family Odeschalcos burial shrine printed circa 1800. The print is attributed to designer Leopoldo Buzi and printmaker Giovannia Acquaroni. The print show a line etching of the shrine with Latin text on its front at the top of a stone platform with stairs flanked by two statues of Roman muses. The image is paired with descriptive Italian text below the printed image.
Date: 1800
Creator: Buzi, Leopoldo & Acquaroni, Giovannia
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Etcing and engraving "Puer parvulus minabiteos"]

Description: French religious etching and engraving titled "Puer Parvulus Minabiteos" (The Boy Threatened Them), which depictsa woman and three children in a field with a herd of wolfs, lions, and tigers among sheep and cattle. The main child, the baby Jesus, appears with a shepherds crook leading the flock.
Date: [1695..1800]
Creator: Le Clerc, Sébastien, 1637-1714 & Lacroix, S. F. (Silvestre François), 1765-1843
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Engraving portrait of Johann Von Schonenburgh]

Description: Engraved portrait of German Catholic Archbishop Johann Von Schonenburgh, circa 1500-1600. The plate has the portrait framed by ornate scroll work including the face of a cherub, pears and ribbons. The description directly under the portrait reads "Religion and Wisdom".
Date: [1500..1600]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Writing and heraldry underneath pins and discs on a harp's neck]

Description: Photograph of writing underneath pins and discs on a harp's neck. The top line of text says "Sebastian Eraro's" while the second line reads "Patent," followed by a glyph, and "4996." The third line says "18. Great Marlborough Street London. To the left of the lines of text is the royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom, made up by a crowned crest flanked by a lion and a unicorn, below which is a ribbon of paper that has upon it the latin words "dieu et mon driot." This harp is one of multiple … more
Date: 2014-09~
Creator: University of North Texas. College of Music.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Drawings. Selected and Executed by T. V. Munson

Description: Bound blank book containing 16 illustrations of plants, insects, sea shells, and a bird that are identified by Latin binomial nomenclature, often with a common-name label as well. The images are a mix of color and pencil-only and each one has a tissue page to separate it from the previous page. Two images include more information, indicating that they were drawn in 1872.
Date: 1872~
Creator: Munson, T. V. (Thomas Volney), 1843-1913
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

[Leaf from Latin Bible of Ecclesiastes 2-8, 13th Century, France]

Description: A leaf from a Latin Bible (France, ca. 1200-1240), including text from Ecclesiastes 2-8. Text displayed in 2 columns, gothic script written "above top line", and chapter numbers in margins, indicating a date before ca. 1240. Notable in this item are the outer margin prickings used for the creation of horizontal justification lines and the hole in the vellum, around which text has been written.
Date: [1200..1240]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Book of Hours Pentecostal Illumination from the 15th Century, Bruges (Belgium)]

Description: A leaf from a Book of Hours, in Latin, with a full-page illumination of Pentecost (Bruges, ca. 1460). The illustration is enclosed by a wide and ornate bar frame in pink and blue with gold tracery, the frame outlined in burnished gold with floral cornerpieces in colors and gold, the whole within a full floral border filled with blue, pink, and red flowers, with blue and gold acanthus leaves and green buds and leaves as well as many tiny burnished gold dots. The Virgin and the Apostles gathered … more
Date: 1460
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Leaf from Latin Bible of 2 Kings 5, 13th Century, England or France?]

Description: A leaf from a Latin Bible, (England, or France, ca. 1230-1260), including second Kings 5. Text is displayed in 2 columns, gothic script (texuais formata). A notable feature of this particular leaf is that the writing begins "below top line" which suggest the MS was written "below top line" which suggest the MS was written after 1230 (see: N.R. Ker, "From 'Above Top Line; to 'Below Top Line': A Change in Scribal Practice," Celtica, 5 [1960] 13-16). Note also that the chapter numbers were added l… more
Date: [1220..1240]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Latin Bible Leaf [Peter 1 & 2] from the Mid 13th Century, England or France]

Description: Manuscript leaf from England or France, ca. 1230-1260. Sourced from a Latin Bible with text 1 Peter 3-5 and 2 Peter 1 et seq. displayed in 2 columns, gothic script (texuais formata). A notable feature of this particular leaf is that the writing begins "below top line" which suggest the MS was written after 1230 (see: N.R. Ker, "From 'Above Top Line; to 'Below Top Line': A Change in Scribal Practice," Celtica, 5 [1960] 13-16). Note also that the chapter numbers were added later (standardization … more
Date: [1230..1260]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Manuscript Leaf from the 13th Century, France]

Description: (France, ca. 1350). One- and two-line initials in gold and color, with abbreviations "A[ntiphona]" and "O[ratio]." From a Book of Hours, in Latin. Hours of the Cross: Ad Terciam ("Crucifige clamitant hora tertiarum"), Ad Sextam ("Hora sexta ihesus est cruci conclavatus"), Ad Nonam ("Hora nona dominus ihesus expiravit").
Date: 1350
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Leaf from a Book of Sermons, 15th Century, Germany]

Description: A leaf from a book of sermons, (Germany, 15th century) on paper, with watermark just barely visible (type uncertain: possibly "Etoile" type of Briquet 6067-6071, dated variously from 1422 to 1477 (see: C.M. Briquet, Les Filigranes, 1907, reprinted 1967, vol. 3), or handwritten.
Date: [1422..1477]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[14th Century Prayer Book Leaf, Origin Unknown]

Description: 14th-century prayer book origin unknown. Text includes Gregorius Magnus, Homiliae in Evangelia, 2, Homilia XXXIV (Habita ad populum in basilica beatorum Ioannis et Pauli, Dominica III), beginnng: "Sed his malispraevenientibus, quia non statim finis sequatur, adiungit."
Date: [1301..1400]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Liturgical Calendar Leaf from a Book of Hours 14th Century, France or the Netherlands?]

Description: A leaf displaying the month of November from a liturgical calendar within a Latin Book of Hours. The text indicates so-called "Red Letter" days. This particular Book of Hours was designated use of Sarum (i.e. Salisbury Cathedral) and was bound in France or The Netherlands in the 14th-century most likely for the English Market. Of particular interest is the appearance of "Euduardi Regis" referencing King Edward the III of England [1312-1377].
Date: [1301..1400]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Manuscript Leaf from Latin Bible [James I], 13th Century, England or France]

Description: A leaf from a Latin Bible (England or France, ca. 1225-1275). Text displayed in 2 columns, gothic script (texuais formata). A notable feature of this particular leaf is that the writing begins "below top line" which suggest the MS was written after 1230 (see: N.R. Ker, "From 'Above Top Line; to 'Below Top Line': A Change in Scribal Practice," Celtica, 5 [1960] 13-16). Note also that the chapter numbers were added later (standardization was begun in Paris ca. 1230). The text is James 1 et seq. (… more
Date: [1225..1275]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Manuscript Leaf of James I from Latin Bible 13th Century, England or France?]

Description: Vellum leaf from a Latin Bible (England or France, ca. 1220-1240). The text is James 1 et seq. (note that the chapter heading is "IACOBUS") with multiple glosses in the margins. A notable feature of this particular leaf is that the writing begins "below top line" which suggest the MS was written after 1230 (see: N.R. Ker, "From 'Above Top Line; to 'Below Top Line': A Change in Scribal Practice," Celtica, 5 [1960] 13-16). Note also that the chapter numbers were added later (standardization was b… more
Date: [1220..1240]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Leaf from 15th Century Breviary, France]

Description: Manuscript leaf from 15th century France. Calligraphy text appears in a single column, gothic script, with single-line initials, embellished with burnished gold. Breviary [Matins] beginning: ["Sicut adipe et pinguedine repleatur anima mea:] et labiis exultationis laudabit os meum."
Date: [1401..1500]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Saint List Breviary from the 15th Century, France]

Description: Manuscript leaf from a breviary (France, 15th-century). Text displayed in 2 columns, gothic script of a sermon on 2 Luke and "Incipit Letania" containing ca. 60 names of Saints; identification of unusual or uncommon names can assist in localizing the MS to a specific region.
Date: [1401..1500]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Leaf from 13th Century Bible, Paris, France]

Description: Manuscript leaf from Bible, in Latin: Hosea 1 et seq., France [probably Paris], ca. 1240. Text displayed in double column, gothic pearl script. Rubrics in red, capitals struck in red, running tiles and chapter numbers in red and blue, one two-line initial and one four-line initial with extensions into the margin, both painted pink or blue with gold dot embellishments on a contrasting ground, and both with an internal scrolling design, the larger initial containing the head of a small beast, and… more
Date: 1240~
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Leaf from 13th Century Bible]

Description: A leaf from a Latin Bible from England or France, ca. 1220-1240. Text from the end of Jonah 4, and Micha 1-3 is displayed in 2 columns, gothic scripts (texuais formata). A notable feature of this particular leaf is that the writing begins "below top line" which suggests the MS was written after 1230 (see: N.R. Ker, "From 'Above Top Line; to 'Below Top Line': A Change in Scribal Practice," Celtica, 5 [1960] 13-16). Note also that the chapter numbers were added later (standardization was begun in… more
Date: [1220..1240]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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