Item No: frk00481
Title: Drawing (Bird on Flower)
Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Rare Book Department
Hand-drawn; hand-colored. In the center of the document is a large flower with four blossoms and many small leaves on its stem. A bird is sitting on one of the leaves. The entire item is framed by a decorative border.
Henry S. Borneman
"Rockhill Township Artist" in Russell D. and Corinne P. Earnest, Papers for Birth Dayes: Guide to the Fraktur Artists and Scriveners (East Berlin, Pa.: Russell D. Earnest Associates, 1997), 2nd ed., vol. 2, pp. 653-654.
Cory M. Amsler, ed., Bucks County Fraktur (Kutztown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1999), 307-309.
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[Rockhill Artist (active c. 1830-1848)] - Decorator