MANUSCRIPT

  • MS ACC 316




    CATEGORY

    Poetry
    Epithalamia

    Epithalamium


    Manuscript ID:
    Ms. Acc. 316

    Place:
    Italy

    Date:
    18 th century

    Description:
    ink on paper; broadside (41.8 x 30 cm.); Italian cursive Hebrew script

    Subject:
    Epithalamia; Poetry

    English Text:

    This much faded epithalamium is written on a printed broadside displaying large images of
    trumpeting putti at the top and a groom holding out his hand to his fan-wielding bride in the
    center. The marriage was between Zechariah ben Abraham Fontanella and a woman whose name
    is illegible but for its initial letter “B.”

    Hebrew / Paper / Six parts; I: 4 ff. of 17,4 x 13,4 cm., II: 1 f. of 42,2 x 26,2 cm., III: 1 f. of 21,2 x 15,6 cm., IV: 1 f. of 25,4 x 18,7, 1 f. of 24,2 x 18,9 cm., V: 3 ff. of 25,3 x 18,6 cm., VI: 1 f. of 25,3 x 18,8 cm. / Neat Sephardic cursive writing with square headings (autograph) / Title written in engraved frame, cut out and pasted upon the page.


    Manuscript Link:
    https://huc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1009080210


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