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Harley 4419 f. 1 Historiated initial
Historiated initial
Description: Historiated initial 'O'(r) with a seated king and foliate decoration including acanthus leaves forming a partial border with a bird and 2 human figures at the beginning of the text. Date of acquisition inscribed by Humfrey Wanley in the upper margin. 
Origin: Italy, ?N. 


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