Drawing (Man with Tulips)

Drawing (Man with Tulips)

Item Info

Item No: frk00662
Title: Drawing (Man with Tulips)
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 137
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

Wie sich Ein Wanders=Mann söhnt \ schritt um schritt fort zu Eilen \ Also Will ich in der lehr, \ Zu zu nehmen nicht verweilen


As a traveller strives to hurry forth step by step, so will I not wait to increase my knowledge.

Category: Drawing
Media Type: Drawings
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. In the center of the document is a walking man wearing breeches, a red tailcoat, and hat. He is smoking a long pipe and carrying a walking stick in one hand. He is flanked by two tall tulips. The text within a rectangular frame is beneath him. The entire document is framed by a decorative border.

Provenance: Henry S. Borneman


Cory M. Amsler, ed., Bucks County Fraktur (Kutztown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1999).

Creation Place County: Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1810
Image Dimensions Width: 21.1 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 662
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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