Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Elisa Letherman

Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Elisa Letherman

Item Info

Item No: frk00436
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Elisa Letherman
Creation Date: 2/26/1863
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 791
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Dieses gesangbuch \ gehört mir. \ Elisa Letherman. \ Gesch[r]ieben Den 26 ten \ Febuarias im Jahr unsers Herrn 1863


This hymnal belongs to me, Elisa Letherman. Written the 26th of February in the year of the Lord 1863.

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur and German script is in the lower third of the document. Above it is a three-stemmed flower that is topped by a swag or curtain with three tassels. The entire document is enclosed by a decorative border. A flower design in pencil is on the reverse. This bookplate has been removed from the hymnal for which it was made.

Associated Names: Letherman, Elisa
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

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

Image Dimensions Width: 16.3 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 436
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener


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