New Year’s Wish (Neujahrswunsch)

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New Year’s Wish (Neujahrswunsch)

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Item No: frk00523
Title: New Year’s Wish (Neujahrswunsch)
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; Roman script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 910
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

JESUM! \ Zum Neuen Jahr, \ Gott Lob daß Neue jahr, \ Ist wieder Eingetreten, \ Die gantze Christen=Schaar, \ Die Lobe Gott mit Bäten, \ Daß Alter und die Jugend, \ Laß Fried und Einigkeit, \ Regieren Jederzeit, \ Daß Haß und neid verschwinde, \ Die Liebe sich verbinde, \ Jetz und mit diesem Neuen Jahr, \ Ach HERR! mache mein wün= \ schen wahr. \ ANNO Domini \ 1798.

[in left column]
Ein Hauß ist schön gezieret

[in right column]
Wo Einigkeit Regieret 
 


Translation:

Jesus! To the new year.
Praise to God, the new year has come once more. The entire Christian host shall praise God with prayers, the old age and youth. Let peace and unity reign at all times, that hatred and envy will disappear, that love bind, now and with this new year. O Lord! Make my wishes come true. Anno Domini 1798.

[in left column]
A house is beautifully adorned

[in right column]
where unity reigns.
 


Category: New Year’s Wish (Neujahrswunsch)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur is in the lower portion of the document. It is framed by an arch with two columns. On the columns and center of the arch are urns with various flowers. The arch is flanked by two flowers. The entire item is enclosed in a decorative border.


Associated Names: Scheibeler, Johan Carl
Bibliography:

"Johann Carl Scheibeler" 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. 668-669.


Lynn A. Brocklebank, "Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, Fraktur: An Initial Survey," The Magazine Antiques 129, no. 1 (January 1986): 258-267; published as plate 2.



Creation Place County: Region/County:[Westmoreland]
State/Province:[Pennsylvania]
Creation Place Note:Based on artist's location

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1798
Image Dimensions Width: 19.4 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 523
Creator Name: [Johann Carl Scheibeler (active c. 1769-1800)] - Decorator
[Johann Carl Scheibeler (active c. 1769-1800)] - Scrivener

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