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Colour by Numbers

There is an unmistakable “B” in one of gaps between the leaves in f39v.

Clearly it is an instruction to the guy with the paintpot to leave this area “B”lank.

A detail from f39v

(There is an interesting discussion of letters in plants over on Nick Pelling’s blog.)

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