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Abrégé des histoires divines
France, possibly Amiens, between 1300 and 1310
MS M.751 fol. 91v

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Man, wearing cap, grasping rudder with right hand, raising left hand, in single masted ship with sail decorated with gold escutcheons; fish in water.
Scene against gold background within pink and blue frame decorated with white ornament.
Miniature inserted near text relating to reign of Aethelstan of England, describing a ship sent by the king of Norway.

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