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The David Ellenson Rare Book Room is home to a handful of beautiful manuscript epithalamia. These are poems or songs written in honor the bride and bridegroom at their wedding. Click on any of the pictures to see a larger image.


Ms.Acc.552. Venice. 19th century. Italian sonnets made for the marriage of Raffaelo Iacur with Bellina Vivante.

Ms.Acc.556. Modena. Late 18th-early 19th century.