Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Rylands Collection
Image Number:
JRL1200357
Image Title:
St Christopher
Alternative Image Title:
St Christopher Woodcut
Parent Work Title:
Laus Virginis
Date Created:
1423
Page/Sheet:
Endpaper
Reference Number:
17249
Language:
lat
Description:
The St Christopher woodcut, 1423, is the earliest dated example of European printing. It is preserved as an endpaper in a manuscript dated 1417 from Bohemia, the 'Laus Virginis'.
Subject:
Christianity
Subject:
Printing--History
Type:
Image
Category of Material:
Printing
Sub-Category:
Incunable
Technique Used:
Woodcuts
Support:
Paper
Item Height:
Woodcut: 288.5 mm
Item Height:
Sheet: 298 mm
Item Width:
Woodcut: 207 mm
Item Width:
Sheet: 208 mm
Current Repository:
The University of Manchester Library, U.K.
Previous Repository:
Spencer Collection
Rights Holder - Image:
The University of Manchester Library
Rights holder - Work:
JRUL
Date Captured:
2011-08-08
Image Creation Technique:
Digital capture by Heritage Imaging, The University of Manchester Library
Metadata Language:
eng-GB
Date Image Added:
2011-08

St Christopher