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Cartulary: Casa delle Donzelle alla Zudecca, Venice

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9292

Scope and Contents

'Registro delle scritture spettanti all' habitation della Casa delle Donzelle alla Zudecca; et de i legati di detta Casa', a cartulary containing copies of documents from 1330, when land was granted by Doge Francesco Dandolo, to 1678. There are 91 text folios (Ff.1-89, documents; Ff. 90-91, index), with two further paper folios inserted at the beginning. The documents are copied in various hands, with several elaborate pen-and-ink capitals, some with the initials of scribes. On the flyleaf it reads 'Cattastico nominato Negro - No 1'. A paper insert reads 'Copia tratta dal libro intitulato Cattastico Negro a Carte 47 Tergo'.


  • Creation: 1561-1678 (Circa)


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased 1995


Vellum, with two inserted paper folios at beginning; in a mid-16th century Venetian black morocco binding with blind tooling, brass central boss and corner pieces, and remains of four clasps.

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