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Belgium, Bruges, 1525-1530
MS M.1175. Fol. 190r

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Miniature, column:
1) Nicholas of Myra: Scene, aiding Dowerless Maidens -- Nicholas of Myra, nimbed, wearing bishop's miter and vestments, extends purse with right hand to one of three daughters, two wearing kerchiefs, all on stepped platform before building; scene in courtyard.
Miniature, vignette, margins:
2) Nicholas of Myra: Scene, Three Princes released from Prison -- Among Three Princes, departing from prison, the foremost exending right hand to lowered right hand of Nicholas of Myra, wearing bishop's miter and vestments, with left hand holding crozier.

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