Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Catharina Guth

Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Catharina Guth

Item Info

Item No: frk00422
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Catharina Guth
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 158
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Catharina Guth

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The name in Fraktur is written along the bottom edge of the item. Above it are three flowerpots with large tulips, two tree-like flowering plants atop a triangular base, and a variety of stars and stars within circles, including two large ones in the upper center. The entire document is enclosed by a decorative border.

Associated Names: Guth, Catharina
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman


Henry S. Borneman, Pennsylvania German Illuminated Manuscripts (Norristown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1937), published as plate 33.

Creation Place State/Province: Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1830
Image Dimensions Width: 25.1 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 422
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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