A magnet: the classic souvenir. This 2x3” magnet features the illustration “Death Standing in a Landscape” from an illuminated Book of Hours (circa 1470). This miniature opens the text for the Office of the Dead. A standard text in a Book of Hours, the Office of the Dead reminds the owner of the book of his or her own mortality.
Liberale da Verona (1445-1527/29), “Death Standing in a Landscape,” from a Book of Hours, Lewis E 118, ff. 95v-96r, c. 1470. Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department.