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England, perhaps London, ca. 1470
MS M.126 fol. 58v

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Confessio Amantis: Scene, Death of Pyramus and Thisbe -- Pyramus, wearing tall brimless hat and fur lined tunic, stabs himself in chest with sword with both hands; Thisbe, wearing butterfly headdress, is either falling to, or reclining on, ground, right arm raised, left arm at side, bleeding from wound in chest.
Scene in landscape with trees and city in distance.
Champie initial A with spray-work.

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