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Book of Hours: an illuminated book of prayer from the 15th century


Skidmore's Book of Hours was assembled in the 15th century, most likely in France. The book was purchased by Professor Louis Edgar Johns in Paris in 1932. For more information about what a Book of Hours is, please visit Picturing Prayer, an online exhibit by the Houghton Library, Harvard University.


Additional manuscripts

Book of Hours : France (1)
Book of Hours : France (2)
Breviary : France
Luther Bible : Germany
Missal : Dominican : Italy
Page of Antiphonary : Spain
Unidentified illuminated manuscript

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