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Item No: frk00026
Title: Alphabet
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Weiser Number: 918
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

ABDEFGH \ IKLMNOP \ RSTUW \ XYZ


Translation:

ABDEFG IKLMNOPRSTUWXYZ


Category: Alphabet
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. Elaborate letters in Fraktur cover the entire document, with X, Y, and Z, inserted in smaller, simpler form at the end.


Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Bibliography:

Judith Tannenbaum, "Connecting Past to Present: Contemporary Artists with Links to Fraktur," in Framing Fraktur: Pennsylvania German Material Culture & Contemporary Art, ed. Judith Tannenbaum (Philadelphia: Free Library of Philadelphia, 2015), published on p. 81 as fig. 68. 



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

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1810
Image Dimensions Width: 23.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 26
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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