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Botho, Sachsenchronik

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: Botho, Sachsenchronik
  • Description:

    Place of publication: Mainz, Germany

    Typology: Gothic

    Initials: One printed, gothic 'G'.

    Illustrations: One large woodcut; partially coloured. The image shows two figures 'Bernd and Bertrada' facing each other. Bernd is holding a sword. Underneath their portraits, there are two shields containing two different coats of arms. Two intertwined ropes join the portraits and the shields, and the ropes end in two rings, each bearing a name: Droff(ff) and Hermen.

    Layout: A large title precedes the woodcut: 'Sassen Iunenborch'. The woodcut occupies much of the page. The text is set directly underneath the image, and is fully aligned.

    Comment: The shields within the woodcut have been coloured.

  • Date range: 1492
  • Date: 1492
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2013 08:34
  • Last Modified: 23 Jul 2013 08:35