The Prince and the Plunder

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Manuscript paper

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What: A “manuscript paper”

Where: The National Museums of Scotland

Description/notes: There are other cases where individual pages were torn out of larger manuscripts – see the pages taken out of an edition of “The Miracles of Mary” in Scotland’s National Archives.


The museums’ online catalogue entry has no picture. An earlier version described it as a “manuscript paper”.

National Museums of Scotland spreadsheet
Accession number: A.1893.215
Description: Manuscript in Ge’ez written on both sides in black and red ink: Eastern Africa, Ethiopia, obtained at Magdala, 1868
Acquisition source: Mackenzie, William Sir K. C.B., C.S.I., 1811 – 1893

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