Eton Pote 280 (Eton College Library, Eton College)
Colophon details: Date: Undated Scribe: Anonymous.
Note concerning manuscript: Final 7 folios has appearance of 2nd work in same hand.
23 lines per page.
Ruled in red and blue with a red outer (only the first few folios and a few later on are ruled). Rubrications in red.
Script: naskh. Scribe: Anonymous.
F.1r 3 seals and an inspection note dated 19 Shawwāl year 27. Codex includes a diagram and table around f.50.
Green cardboard with a leather spine, Indian style. Plain paper doublures. Dimensions: 24.6 × 17.3 × 4 cm. Unboxed. Polier's number: 743.
Provenance and Acquisition
The "Pote Collection" arrived in England from India in 1790 and was divided between the Colleges of Eton and King's, Cambridge, with the second half alphabetically going to Eton. Both halves of the collection are now housed in Cambridge University Library on permanent loan. Most if not all of the manuscripts had previously been owned by Colonel Antoine-Louis Henri Polier (1741–1795).
Gift of Edward Ephraim Pote (d.1832) in 1788.
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