MS. Lyell 33
On fol. 1v is an initial in plum red and blue on a gold ground infilled with scrolled acanthus leaves and joined to borders of foliage along the top and left sides. There is also a smaller initial in gold on a plum red and blue ground, and, in the middle of the page, in a roundel formed of concentric circles of blue, gold, and red, a miniature of Adam and Eve being tempted by the serpent. Other initials are gold flourished in brown or blue in red. (P&A iii. 1072, pl. XCIX)
Provenance and Acquisition
Chosen as one of the hundred manuscripts bequeathed to the Bodleian by Lyell in 1948.
Digital Bodleian (8 images from 35mm slides)