Hand with five-petal flower, on stem, above

Hand with five-petal flower, on stem, above

Watermark Hand with five-petal flower, on stem, above
Date 20 June 1571
Location of use Ireland
Dimensions 40 x 12 mm
Chain-lines 26]-28-28
Position Inverted between gutter and line 1, top inner margin; only some of watermark presents, as book is printed in quarto. Lower part of hand/glove visible elsewhere (e.g. pp 37–8), but not capturable. Single watermark throughout. This watermark is identical to that in Book of Common Prayer (1551) and in Privy Council Book 1556–71
Process Canon EOS, backlighting; Photoshop
Source Aibidil Gaoidheilge & Caiticiosma (Baile Átha Cliath [Dublin] 1571) 39–40, the earliest book printed with Gaelic type
Repository Trinity College Dublin
Bunch of grapes on stem, with letters ‘BV’

Bunch of grapes on stem, with letters ‘BV’

Bunch if grapes on stem, with letters ‘BV’
Watermark Bunch of grapes on stem, with letters ‘BV’
Date 1651
Location of use Dublin, Ireland.
Dimensions 54 mm x 30 mm
Chain-lines 31]-33-35-35-34-34-35-[30
Position Between lines 4 and 5
Process Canon EOS, backlighting; Photoshop
Source Dublin City Treasury Records, 1651-1717: MR/36, f. 618. Contains a single watermark all the way through
Repository Dublin City Archives