Eton Pote 357 (Eton College Library, Eton College)
Colophon details: Date: Undated Scribe: Anonymous.
Note concerning work: An India Office manuscript [BL IO Delhi 450e] is described in p.208, no.1447.
5 lines per page.
Script: naskh. Scribe: Anonymous.
Codex contains numerous interlinear and marginal annotations and the main text was widely spaced to allow for this.
Light brown suede, European style. Watermarked paper doublures (C. Taylor). Dimensions: 22.5 × 14.5 × 2.8 cm. Unboxed. Polier's number: 1019.
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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