Christmas Greeting (Weihnachtsgruss)

Christmas Greeting (Weihnachtsgruss)

Item Info

Item No: frk01091
Title: Christmas Greeting (Weihnachtsgruss)
Creation Date: 12/25/1802
Scripts/Text: German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 1000
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

Ach mein Herzliches \ Jesulein \ Mach dir ein rein sanft Bettlein \ zu Ruhe in meines Herzens Schrein \ Das ich nimmer \ vergiss dein \ des [ill.] 1802


O my dear little Jesus, make yourself a pure soft little bed in the shrine of my heart, so that I may never forget you. [ill.] 1802.

Category: Christmas Greeting (Weihnachtsgruss)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text is in the center of the document. It is surrounded by an oval border with four small flowers. The content of the text and its Christmas-inspired message suggests this fraktur is of Moravian origin.

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

Image Dimensions Width: 8.4 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1091
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

View other associated items