Two hearts that are similar (Zwei Herzen die einander gleich)

Two hearts that are similar (Zwei Herzen die einander gleich)

Item Info

Item No: frk01044
Title: Two hearts that are similar (Zwei Herzen die einander gleich)
Creation Date: 4/2/1796
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; Roman print; Roman script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 170
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

Zwey Herzen die ein an=der gleich, in frie= \ den Leben stetiglich, in Jesus liebe sich \ verbin= den macht allen un= fall stets ver= \ schwinden, u. Tilget Sünden HENRIC \ HACKMAN. \ d. 2ten April 1796


Two hearts that are similar, live steadfastly in peace, connected to each other in Jesus’ love, make all misfortune disappear and erase sin. Henric Hackman, the 2nd of April 1796.

Category: Religious Text
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The main text in Fraktur is in the center of the document. The date in Roman script and name in Roman print are beneath it. The text is written across two hearts. The entire document is framed by a border that is filled with spirals, tulips, suns, and birds.

Pastor Frederick S. Weiser noted that Henrich Hackman may be the artist. He also attributed this piece to Lancaster County.

Associated Names: Hackman, Henric

"Lancaster County Mennonite Teacher Artist"  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. 2, p. 491.

Creation Place State/Province: Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Image Dimensions Width: 6.2 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1044
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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