Call No. [Page No.]: [p. 144]
Object Type: Manuscript
Collection: Rare Book Collection
Date: Circa 1440
Location: Special Collections/Rare, University of Hawaii at Manoa Library
Produced in France, 1440: ink, color and gold on vellum. Prior to Johann Gutenberg's invention of the moveable-type printing press in the 1450s, religious manuscripts were copied and illuminated by hand. Books were rare and only the Catholic Church and the wealthy could afford to own them.
Treasure record edited on 2010-07-28 15:21:23