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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1861,1109.645

  • Description

    The Sacred Cipher "IHS" within a circle radiating flaming light; the "h" appears as a cross and the letters are decorated with rope; on a sheet (140 by 100 mm) of a prayer book, with extensive devotional Flemish manuscript calligraphy in brown and red ink
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1500-1525
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 75 millimetres
    • Width: 75 millimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Willshire 1879-1883 G.51 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIc Mounted Roy)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1861

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1861,1109.645

The Sacred Cipher "Ihs" within a circle radiating flaming light; the "h" appears as a cross and the letters are decorated with rope; size of sheet (140.00 x 100.00 mm); with extensive devotional Flemish manuscript calligraphy on verso in brown and red ink  Engraving

The Sacred Cipher "Ihs" within a circle radiating flaming light; the "h" appears as a cross and the letters are decorated with rope; size of sheet (140.00 x 100.00 mm); with extensive devotional Flemish manuscript calligraphy on verso in brown and red ink Engraving

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