Item No: frk0114704
Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Britannia in a cartouche with crown above and GR below watermark
89. \ Sieh? Hier bin ich Armer Herr: 616
Seyd froh ihr unbefleckten, 248.
Siehe mein getreuer Knecht; 671.
See? Here I am poor me, Lord, 616
Be joyous you uncorrupted, 248
See my faithful servant, 671.
Rare Book Department
N.B. See also FLP Borneman Ms. 2.
Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. This fraktur consists is leaf 89 (verso of 89/recto of 90) in a music book that was produced at Ephrata Cloister. On the left are the opening lines of three hymns with music. On the right are music and a drawing of flowers. The book consists of three preliminary leaves, one hundred and forty-one numbered leaves (out of an original one hundred and sixty), one unnumbered leaf, and the printed index of opening lines of the hymns in four unnumbered leaves. The music includes music in four parts and the opening words to a selection of hymns from the Zionitischer Weyrauchs Hügel (The Incense Hill of Zion), published in 1739 by Christoph Saur of Germantown. There is major decoration on the rectos of leaves numbered 19, 24, 30, 38, 58, 61, 88, 90 and 122. Minor decorations can be found throughout the book. Three additional leaves, including verso of 18/recto of 19, verso of 60/recto of 61 and verso of 120/recto of 121, are included in the database as FLP 114701, 114702 and 114703.
Henry S. Borneman
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