Book of common prayer

Record ID: 
77115
Accession number: 
MS M.225
Title: 
Book of common prayer
Created: 
Devon, England, between 1902 and 1904.
Binding: 
20th-century red morocco, gilt-tooled by Bradstreet.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1906.
Description: 
48 leaves (1 column, 24-33 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 318 x 225 mm
Provenance: 
Made in commemoration of the Jan. 22, 1901 coronation of Edward VII and Queen Alexandra of England; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Edward James Harty in April 1906; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. selections from Book of Common Prayer; written and illuminated in Devon, England, between August 1902 and July 1904.
Scribe: Edward James Harty.
Decoration: 1 full-page and many small miniatures, many based on 14th and 15th-century Flemish and Italian models.
Artist: Edward James Harty.

Variant Title: 

Alexandra missal

Script: 
textura
Language: 
English
Century: 
Classification: