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Manuscript volume 'MCXXXVII' created by Kathy Sedar

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MS. 14953

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Manuscript volume made by Kathy Sedar for submission to the competition 'Redesigning the Medieval Book' held at the Bodleian Library in 2018. The volume embodies the crafts of calligraphy and bookbinding with text and transcriptions from the Peterborough Chronicle recording the civil strife and violence in England during the war between King Stephen and Queen Matilda.

Dates

  • 2017

Extent

1 volume

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 14953].
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Shelfmark:

MS. 14953

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 14953

Overview

Manuscript volume 'MCXXXVII' created by Kathy Sedar.

Biographical / Historical

Kathy Sedar is a calligrapher and teacher of calligraphy.

'Redesigning the Medieval Book' was a competition for new works created by artists, bookbinders and calligraphers inspired by books and texts on display in the Bodleian's 'Designing English: Graphics on the Medieval Page' exhibition in 2017-2018. A selection of the new works, including 'MCXXXVII', was shown alongside 'Designing English'.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated to the Bodleian Library by Kathy Sedar in 2018.
Title
Catalogue of Manuscript Volume 'MCXXXVII' created by Kathy Sedar
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Lucy McCann
Date
2020
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom