Religious Text for Susana Gamberi (God's clock work [Gottes Uhrwerk])

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Religious Text for Susana Gamberi (God's clock work [Gottes Uhrwerk])

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Item No: frk00467
Title: Religious Text for Susana Gamberi (God's clock work [Gottes Uhrwerk])
Creation Date: 11/13/1792
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script; Roman script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 982
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; ink; graphite
Watermark: C & I B
Transcription:

Gottes uhrwerck bringt \ die Zeiten \ das man sich soll zu bereiten \ zu der großen Herrlichkeit \ die den Fromen ist bereith \ November th 13 . 1792

[on reverse]
Susana Gamberi \ gehert dis bilt 1792


Translation:

God’s clockwork brings the time that people should prepare themselves for the great glory which is ready for the pious. November 13, 1792.

[on reverse]
To Susana Gamberi belongs this picture, 1792.


Category: Religious Text
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Hand-drawn; hand-lettered. The main text, with the date in Roman script and the remainder in Fraktur, is in the center of the document. It is framed by wreath-like ornaments. On the sides are two urns with various flowers, including tulips. In the lower center is a heart below wing-shaped decorations. In the upper center are tulips. The two lower corners of the leaf are cut off. The name and date in German script are penciled on the back.


Associated Names: Gamberi, Susana
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Creation Place State/Province: State/Province:[Pennsylvania]
Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Image Dimensions Width: 19.4 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 467
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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