Illuminated manuscript of 215 leaves and 23 full page miniatures.
The Murthly Book of Hours by Unknown Artist, 1310
© National Library of Scotland
- Illuminated manuscript on vellum
- Art Fund grant:
- £50,000 ( Total: £550,000)
- Acquired in:
Contents include a calendar, Hours of the Virgin and Holy Ghost, penitiential psalms, the litany and the office for the dead beside other prayers and psalms.
The first owner was a lady in the Worcester area. May have belonged to the MacDougalls of Lorn; Stewart family of Grandtully until 1871; James Gibson Craig; bought by the 3rd Marquess of Bute in 1887.