This collection consists of items from the O. W. Stevens collection of glass plate negatives, 1898-1912 (PC067) collection hosted by Historic New England. Information about the items has been provided by the holding institution so that they may be included in Digital Commonwealth.
Founded in 1067, the Benedictine convent of San Pier Maggiore was an ecclesiastical center of medieval Florence, and socially one the city's most prestigious religious houses for women. A Gothic church was completed at the convent in 1352, featuring an elaborate multi-paneled... more
The scholar of book history Otto F. Ege disassembled works from his personal collection of medieval manuscripts to create forty portfolios of fifty leaves each, offering these sets for sale to individuals and institutions under the title "Fifty Original Leaves From Medieval... more