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DIMEV 6023
IMEV 3777.3
NIMEV 3777.3
To them that before this image of pity
An indulgence of 32,765 years of pardon for reciting five Pater nosters and Aves — four irregular lines on a woodcut
Note: Cf. 5858.
Subjects: indulgences; illustrations, verse accompanying
Versification: — irregular — abcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Arch. G.e 35
Transcription:
To þem þat before þis ymage off pyte
Deuoutly . v . tymes say pater noster & aue
Pite[ously] beholding þies ar[ ]* [crist]es passion
Are [ ]ii . M . vii . c . [ ] off pardon
Note: The fragment of a woodcut is damaged and text is partly lost.
Editions:
Schreiber, Wilhelm Ludwig. Handbuch der Holz- und Metallschnitte des XV Jahrhunderts. 8 vols. Leipzig: Hiersemann, 1926: 866b, D.3, 9, 10.
Dodgson, Campbell. Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Oxford: Clarendon, 1929: 33.
Dodgson, Campbell. English Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century Strasbourg: Heitz, 1936; repr. Naarden, Netherlands: Bekhoven, 1970: no. 3.