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Transcription of 'Glenmasan Manuscript', Late 19th or early 20th century

 Item
Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/21

Scope and Contents

Untitled, but with pencil written at the top of the first 'Glenmasan M.S.', this is a transcription of the Glenmasan manuscript. It contains sections of the Ulster Cycle, written in the Scottish Gaelic of the 15th century (early modern Scottish Gaelic).

Dates

  • Late 19th or early 20th century

Language of Materials

Scottish Gaelic (15th century)

Physical Description

The pages are in very good condition, although there is some discolouring to some. There is binding, therefore modern string is used to keep the document together. The ink is unfaded, and the handwriting is relatively clear.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Extent

1 file

Previous reference

Mackinnon C.3(4)

Physical Description

The pages are in very good condition, although there is some discolouring to some. There is binding, therefore modern string is used to keep the document together. The ink is unfaded, and the handwriting is relatively clear.

Physical Facet

Material: Paper

Binding: None; held together by modern string

Dimensions

20.6 cm x 26.2 cm

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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