Item No: frk00436
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Elisa Letherman
Fraktur; German script
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.
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.
Henry S. Borneman
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Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener