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The Dysart Memorial Collection of Rare Books and Manuscripts: Item 7

 

 

Dysart Memorial Collection of Rare Books and Manuscripts - Item 7

Padua University.  Doctor's diploma presented to Gaudentius Carnerius, January 31, 1684.

An Italian illuminated manuscript on vellum with many word in letters of gold.  Each page is surrounded by a decorative border composed of flowers, insects, birds, fruit, and conventional foliage.  On the first leaf is a miniature portrait of Gaudentius Carnerius.  The last page contains his arms.  It is bound in red morocco, gilt tooled.  Attached is the seal of the university within a red morocco container, gilt tooled.

View the catalogue record for this item.

View Betty Braaksma's Power Point presentation on this item titled "The Carnerius Code: Deciphering the Padua Diploma of 1684"

View Rare Research - How to do Primary Research with Rare Documents, featuring the Padua Diploma