Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Sarah Royer

Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Sarah Royer

Item Info

Item No: frk00589
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Sarah Royer
Creation Date: 12/5/1827
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 371
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Sarah Royer \ ihr gesangbuch \ December den 5ten \ 1827,


Sarah Royer her song book. December the 5th, 1827.

Category: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur is in the center of the document. It is flanked by two flowers. In the corners are quarter-circles. The entire item is framed by a decorative border. Samuel Bentz is also known as the Mount Pleasant Artist.

Associated Names: Royer, Sarah
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman


"Samuel Bentz" 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. 1, pp. 90-93.

Frederick S. Weiser, "Samuel Bentz, the Mount Pleasant Artist," in Der Reggeboge 20, no. 2 (1986).

Creation Place County: Creation Place Note:Based on artist's location

Image Dimensions Width: 6.9 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 589
Creator Name: [Samuel Bentz (1792-1850)] - Decorator
[Samuel Bentz (1792-1850)] - Scrivener

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