THE DIGITAL WALTERSMENU
Internet Archive BookReader Demo
triangle
Armorial Lewis E 17
Free Library of Philadelphia
Manuscript Overview
References
Binding Images

Abstract

This manuscript contains an armorial of sixteenth-century Austro-Bavarian nobility.

Physical Description

Support: Paper; Extent: ii+240+i; 285 x 196 mm bound to 293 x 200 mm; Foliation: Modern foliation in pencil, lower and upper right recto; inconsistent contemporary foliation in ink upper right recto; inconsistent contemporary foliation in ink lower middle recto; Collation: Structure uncertain

Layout

Two lines of five or six (fols. 2-4, 214-223) or three lines of twelve (fols. 5-178) heraldic crests and shields; text frame-ruled in lead/hardpoint (fols. 179-213, 238-240) i

Script

Secretary

Decoration

Heraldic crests and shields in various colors; woodcut stamps with hand-coloring and some pen infilling; tipped-in woodcuts, including a portrait of the Emperor Maximilian (fol. 1)

For a full list of Decorations in this manuscript please see the Content and Decorations section by clicking on the [i] button in the top left corner of the image viewer above.

Notes

Manuscript is listed in DeRicci on page 2098 of the 1937 edition under the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

These are pages that we pulled aside that disrupted the flow of the manuscript reader. These may be bindings, inserts, bookmarks, and various other oddities.

Spine

Fore edge

Top edge

Bottom edge

Keywords
Armorial
16th century
German
Germany
Heraldry
Woodcuts
Paper
Legal
History
Illustration
Free Library of Philadelphia

Place of Origin

Austro-Bavaria

Date

16th century

Binding

Vellum

Language

German

Provenance

Two modern pastedowns at the front, "From the Count of Leiders Monastery" and "From the Monastery of Attel, near Wasserburg on the Tun, in Bavaria"; John Frederick Lewis, Philadelphia; given by his widow, Anne Baker Lewis, to the Free Library of Philadelphia in 1936

return to search Armorial Lewis E 17

Place of Origin

Austro-Bavaria

Date

16th century

Language

German

Provenance

Two modern pastedowns at the front, "From the Count of Leiders Monastery" and "From the Monastery of Attel, near Wasserburg on the Tun, in Bavaria"; John Frederick Lewis, Philadelphia; given by his widow, Anne Baker Lewis, to the Free Library of Philadelphia in 1936

Manuscript Overview

Abstract

This manuscript contains an armorial of sixteenth-century Austro-Bavarian nobility.

Notes

Manuscript is listed in DeRicci on page 2098 of the 1937 edition under the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Script note

Secretary

Decoration Note

Heraldic crests and shields in various colors; woodcut stamps with hand-coloring and some pen infilling; tipped-in woodcuts, including a portrait of the Emperor Maximilian (fol. 1)

For a full list of Decorations in this manuscript please see the Content and Decorations section by clicking on the [i] button in the top left corner of the image viewer above.

References
Binding Images

These are pages that we pulled aside that disrupted the flow of the manuscript reader. These may be bindings, inserts, bookmarks, and various other oddities.

Spine

Fore edge

Top edge

Bottom edge

Keywords
Armorial
16th century
German
Germany
Heraldry
Woodcuts
Paper
Legal
History
Illustration
Free Library of Philadelphia
YOUR COLLECTION

Share this Collection

Clear All

Note: This collection feature is in beta, and not yet fully functional. If you're interested in saving your collection to continue using it in the future, please us the share action.