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Sunday, August 10, 2008

Dormition and Assumption

folio 17v: Annunciation of the death of the Virgin Mary; she informs the Apostles
The Hunterian Psalter (c.1170)
University of Glasgow

folio 17v: detail of Mary
The Hunterian Psalter (c.1170)
University of Glasgow
folio 18r: the Dormition of Mary;Mary's funeral procession
The Hunterian Psalter (c.1170)
University of Glasgow

folio 19v: Assumption of Mary
The Hunterian Psalter (c.1170)
University of Glasgow




The Hunterian Psalter is a twelfth century illuminated manuscript, thought to have been produced in England c. 1170.

This high quality volume of over 200 vellum leaves has not yet been digitised in its entirety, but a selection of images from the manuscript are presented at the website of the Glasgow University Library website