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France, Paris, 1490-1500
MS M.7 fol. 84v

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In vignette in left margin:
Christopher of Lycia: carrying Christ Child -- Christopher, nimbed, holding staff in both hands, walks in river, turns head over left shoulder toward Christ Child, nimbed, with right hand raised in blessing and holding cross-surmounted globe in left hand, seated on left shoulder of Christopher.
Margins decorated with floreate ornament. In lower margin amid floreate ornament is scroll inscribed ORA PRO NOBIS BEATE ME.

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