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Inhabited initial "I" with beast heads

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Provenance German monastic institution [ex libris, fol. 2r, "Iste libellus pertinet ad monasterium sanctum in [......]"]; Sir Thomas Phillipps, ca. 1860-1865 [mode of acquisition unknown] [ no. 22130, (fol. 1r) ]; Gruel and Engelmann collection, no. 130, [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [bookplate on inside upper board]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, June 9, 1903, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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mid 12th century (Romanesque)
ink and pigments on heavy, darkened parchment
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 6 7/8 x W: 5 1/16 in. (17.5 x 12.9 cm)
Location Within Museum
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