Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Joseph Oberholzer

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Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Joseph Oberholzer

Item Info

Item No: frk00408
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Joseph Oberholzer
Creation Date: 5/20/1865
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 798
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Dieses Buch \ Gehört Mir \ Joseph Oberholzer. \ Den 20 May 1865.


Translation:

This book belongs to me, Joseph Oberholzer, May 20, 1865.


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur with the date in German script extends across the document. The first letter of the name is displayed particularly prominent and richly decorated. Clusters of flowers are next to the large letter and between the words. This bookplate has been removed from the book it was made for.


Associated Names: Oberholzer, Joseph
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Creation Place County: Region/County:[Bucks]
State/Province:[Pennsylvania]
Creation Place Note:[Bucks]

Image Dimensions Width: 17 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 408
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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