one-handled jug on two legs; quatrefoil on top over trefoil lid; F B / R in bowl

Watermark one-handled jug on two legs; quatrefoil on top over trefoil lid; F B / R in bowl
Date 1604-1621
Location of use Limerick
Dimensions 60 mm x  25 mm (max.)
Chain-lines gutter -20-20-23-23-20-23-20- foredge
Position between lines 4 and 5,
Process Canon EOS, backlighting; Photoshop
Source Black Book of Limerick, pp 147/148
Repository Limerick Diocesan Archives
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