Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Johannes Gäbel

Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Johannes Gäbel

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Item No: frk00414
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Johannes Gäbel
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 802
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Diese BIBLIA Gehöret \ Johannes Gäbel, \ und Er ist Geboren im Jahr unsers \ Herrn Jesu Christi 1780 den 3ten \ Monat Märtz. Und Heyrathete Dinstags \ den 28ten Tag März 1815 Elisabeth \ Weberin, Sie ist geboren im Jahr 1778. \ den 28ten Tag January, Diese beyden Ehe= \ Gatten zeugeten miteinander die hernach benahmten \ Kinder. 
Maria Gäbel ist gebohren im Jahr 1816. den 29sten \ Tag März im Zeichen Widder. 
Henrich Gäbel ist geboren im Jahr 1817. den 11ten \ Tag October, und starb den 22sten Tag des \ instehenden October.
Johannes Gäbel ist geboren im Jahr 1818. den 29sten \ Tag November, im Zeichen Schütz, und starb im Jahr 1819. \ den 2ten Januari.


This Bible belongs to Johannes Gäbel, and he was born in the year of our Lord Jesus Christ 1780, the 3rd month March. And married Tuesday, the 28th day of March 1815, Elisabeth Weberin. She was born in the year 1778, the 28th day of January. These two married people conceived together the children named hereafter.
Maria Gäbel was born in the year 1816, the 29th day of March, in the sign of Aries.
Henrich Gäbel was born in the year 1817, the 11th of October, and died the 22nd day of the same October.
Johannes Gäbel was born in the year 1818, the 29th day of November, in the sign of Sagittarius, and died in the year 1819, the 2nd of January.

Category: Bookplate and Family Record (Bücherzeichen und Familienregister)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur extends across the entire document. The first two lines are written in particularly decorative and prominent letters. In the lower center is a winged angel head, flanked by tulips. The entire document is enclosed in a decorative border. This bookplate is also a family record.

Associated Names: Weber, Elisabeth
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman


“Abraham Brubaker” 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. 135-137.

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

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1830
Image Dimensions Width: 35.9 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 414
Creator Name: [Brubaker, Abraham (1760-1831)] - Decorator
[Brubaker, Abraham (1760-1831)] - Scrivener

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