Media Information

 
 
 
Collection name:
Rylands Collection
Record:
Image Number:
JRL1200357
Reference Number:
17249
Image Title:
St Christopher
Alternative Image Title:
St Christopher Woodcut
Parent Work Title:
Laus Virginis
Date Created:
1423
Page/Sheet:
Endpaper
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'.
Language Code:
lat
Subject:
Printing--History
Subject:
Christianity
Type:
Image
Category of Material:
Printing
Sub-Category:
Incunable
Technique Used:
Woodcuts
Support:
Paper
Item Height:
Sheet: 298 mm
Item Height:
Woodcut: 288.5 mm
Item Width:
Woodcut: 207 mm
Item Width:
Sheet: 208 mm
Current Repository:
The University of Manchester Library, U.K.
Provenance:
Spencer Collection
Rights Holder - Image:
The University of Manchester Library
Rights holder - Work:
JRUL
Date Captured (yyyy-mm-dd):
2011-08-08
Image Creation Technique:
Digital capture by Heritage Imaging, The University of Manchester Library
Date Image Added (yyyy-mm):
2011-08
Metadata Language:
eng-GB

St Christopher