Item No: frk00440
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Barbara Hoffman
Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Religion und Tugend
Dieses \ Gesangbuch \ gehöret \ Barbara \ Hoffmannin \ Leikens Taunschip \ Dauphin County \ im Staat \ Pennsylvania \ 1813.
[On inner leaf]
Mrs. Henry Snyder \ died Nov 27, - 12. M 1906 \ at the age of 71 years
Religion and virtue
This hymnal belongs to Barbara Hoffmanin, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, in the state of Pennsylvania, 1813.
[On inner leaf]
Mrs. Henry Snyder died Nov 27, - 12. M 1906, at the age of 71 years.
Rare Book Department
Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The fraktur consists of two facing pages. The text on the left page is written on a banner that is wrapped around a heart. The heart is surrounded by a variety of flowers, including a large one in the upper center. Along the upper edge is a swag or curtain. The text on the other page is enclosed within a wreath that is hanging from a bow. The background of this page is decorated by a checked pattern. It is enclosed by a decorative border. The death notice in English in Roman script is penciled on an inner leaf. This bookplate has been removed from the hymnal for which it was made.
Henry S. Borneman
“Karl Münch” 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. 566-568.
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[Karl E. Münch (1769-1833)] - Decorator
[Karl E. Münch (1769-1833)] - Scrivener