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Speculum humanae salvationis
England, Yorkshire?, ca. 1400
MS M.766 fol. 64v

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Left column:
Christ: Miracle of Passion -- Christ, crossed nimbus, carries on left shoulder, cross with titulus INRI. He looks toward tower where bust of man with joined hands is visible in window, looking toward Christ.
Caption, MIRACULUM DE PASSIONE CHRISTI, is inscribed above scene.
Right column:
Christ: Last Supper -- Bird's-eye view of table on which is loaf and cup. Seated around the table are Evangelist John, his head on breast of Christ, crossed nimbus, and five other apostles, nimbed, three raising right hands.
Caption, HORA VESPERTINA, is inscribed above scene.

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