Illustrations of mediaeval Fools and Jesters, written in the 15th-19th cent.
Consisting of some illuminations from MSS. and original sketches, but chiefly of many copies from MSS., pictures, bronzes, etc., 1784-1825, some by Douce himself, 1789-96: one (fol. 33) by Benjamin D'Israeli, 1824.
- Creation: written in the 15th-19th cent.
Language of Materials
MS. Douce b. 4
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21975
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
On paper, with many drawings
15 1/8 × 12 1/4 in.