Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Mainz Psalter

Accession Number: 
41174
Call Number: 
g
Order Title: 
History of Graphic Design; Martha Scotford
Type of View: 
detail
View Title: 
view of two facing pages from the earliest dated printed book, with large decorated initials
Image Rights: 
copyright protected
Source Institution: 
NCSU Libraries
Collection: 
Design Library Image Collection
Culture: 
German
Subject: 
psalters
Subject: 
typography
Subject: 
initials (layout features)
Subject: 
calligraphy (visual works)
Subject: 
letters (signs)
Work Types: 
Information Forms; books
Preferred Title: 
Mainz Psalter
Agent Display: 
Fust and Schoeffer (German printers, active 1457-1467)
Date: 
1457 (creation)
Materials: 
red, blue, and black ink on vellum
Technique: 
printing (process)
Measurement: 
282 x 184 mm ()
Alternate Title: 
Psalterium muguntinum
Locations: 
Mainz, Rhineland Palatinate, Germany
Location Type: 
(creation)
Style/Period: 
Renaissance
Classification: 
Graphic Design