Writing Exercise (Vorschrift) (See there, my child [Sieh da, mein Kind])

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Writing Exercise (Vorschrift) (See there, my child [Sieh da, mein Kind])

Item Info

Item No: frk00767
Title: Writing Exercise (Vorschrift) (See there, my child [Sieh da, mein Kind])
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 940
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Sieh da \ Mein Kind ein Schönes Haus \ Mich wundert, was du machst daraus \ betracht es einmahl recht genau \ Und glaub es sey ein Schöner bau \ Hier wohn ich als ein frommes Kind \ bis ich den Himmel offen find.
A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. J. K. L. M. N. O \ P. Q. R. S. T. U. V. W. X. Y. Z a. b. c. d \ e. f. ff. g. h. j. i. k. l. ll. m. n. o. p. q. r. s. ss. \ s. t. u. v. w. x. y. z. \ tz. ß. ch. sch. st 
 


Translation:

Look, my child, a beautiful house. I wonder what you make of it. Consider it once carefully and believe that it is a beautiful building. Here I live as a pious child until I find heaven opened to me.
A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. J. K. L. M. N. O \ P. Q. R. S. T. U. V. W. X. Y. Z a. b. c. d e. f. ff. g. h. j. i. k. l. ll. m. n. o. p. q. r. s. ss. s. t. u. v. w. x. y. z. tz. ß. ch. sch. st
 


Category: Writing Exercise (Vorschrift)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text, with the first line in Fraktur and the remainder in German script, is in the center of the document. It is flanked by two prominent decorative spirals. The entire item is framed by a decorative border.


Provenance: Scott Francis Brenner

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

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1840
Image Dimensions Width: 20.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 767
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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