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Belgium, Bruges, 1525-1530
MS M.1175. Fol. 073r

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Miniature, vignette, margins:
Samuel: brought to Eli -- Elkanah, wearing hat, with both hands extended, kneeling on steps behind Hannah, veiled, kneeling, with both hands supporting Child Samuel, with hands raised toward Eli, wearing miter, the three before canopied altar and beside bowl in which are objects, possibly coins.
Scene in room of temple resembling church with tiled floor and silhouettes of figures in distance.
Miniature within arched gold frame.

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