Drawing (Adam and Eve)

Drawing (Adam and Eve)

Item Info

Item No: frk01036
Title: Drawing (Adam and Eve)
Weiser Number: 215
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor
Watermark: Dove in flight
Category: Drawing
Media Type: Drawings
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored. Decorative borders divide the document into three portions. In the center frame are figures of Adam and Eve. Between them are flowers as well as a heart that is topped by flowers. An arched border is above them. In the two side panels are two hearts that are topped by a face and a leafy tulip. The entire document is framed by a decorative border.

Associated Names: Gottschall, Samuel

Mary Jane Lederach Hershey, This Teaching I Present: Fraktur from the Skippack and Salford Mennonite Meetinghouse Schools, 1747-1836 (Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 2003), pp. 146-153.

Creation Place Town/Township: Creation Place Note:Based on artist's location

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1835
Image Dimensions Width: 19.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1036
Creator Name: [Samuel Gottschall (1808-1898)] - Decorator

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