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1402 items
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20 linear feet (1855 items)
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Online Archive of California
The subjects include rulers, statesmen, authors, scholars and other famous personages from ancient times to the nineteenth century. Most of the prints were produced in the 17th and 18th centuries from paintings by Hans Holbein, Anthony Vandyke, Godfrey Kneller, Peter Lely and other noted artists.
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2. Antiphonary leaves, undated [1400 ... 1600]

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4 items
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9 items (11 leaves)
Leaves from different antiphonaries, most unidentified as to place and/or time of creation.
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7 items
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1 folder (8 leaves)
Consists of 7 leaves of medieval calligraphy, 5 of which have pencil written dates & places : ca. 1310 England, ca. 1400 Italy, ca. 1400 France (2), ca. 1480 Italy. 2 larger leaves are undated: one contains music, the other has floral border and illuminated initials. All the texts are religious, some from service books. Also included is an example of German handwriting, Beicht-Gebetter vor der Beicht.
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33 items
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.25 linear foot and 1 oversize folder.
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Online Archive of California
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130 items
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130 items.
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Online Archive of California
Primarily fragments, these specimens were acquired to demonstrate the development of writing in the western world. A variety of scripts are represented, from Carolingian minuscule to the humanistic hands and the "cancelleresca."
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20 items
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17 items (20 leaves).
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Online Archive of California
The leaves come from the following works, listed here in chronological order: Carolingian compilation on the Psalms (France), glossarium (Eastern France), diurnal (Germany), Sacramentary (Germany), Beneventan psalter (Southern Italy), Augustinus (Italy), grammar of the Latin language (England), secular antiphoner (Central Italy), Isaiah (England), secular breviary (France), commentary on Aristotle's Physica (England), interpretations of Hebrew names (France), theological work (Italy), Venetian guild inventory (Italy), about the proper conduct of monks (the Netherlands), elegiac verses about nature and the fates (England), and commentary on First Corinthians (England).
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7. Walters Manuscripts [800 A.D.]

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302 items
The Walters Art Museum holdings of 850 medieval illuminated manuscripts and 150 single leaves, ranging in date from the ninth to the 19th century, are one of the most significant medieval collections in North America. The physical manuscripts remain at the Walters; digital surrogates are available for scholarship via the Stanford Digital Repository.
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173 items
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173 ancient Roman Imperial coins
The collection includes 8 aurei (gold), 154 denarii (silver), 4 ancient barbaric counterfeit denarii (silver), 2 tetradrachms (silver), 1 drachm (silver), 2 ancient plated counterfeit denarii (silver-plated copper), 1 modern (circa 1600) Italian counterfeit denarius (silver); and 1 ancient barbaric counterfeit assarius (copper). The coins are Tiberian (155), Augustan (16), and Claudian (2).
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