Item No: frk00213
Title: Reward of Merit (Belohnung) for Hannah Stover
Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Reward of Merit (Belohnung)
Rare Book Department
Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. In the center of the drawing is a vase with a leafy plant with three flowers. The year is written along the bottom of the item. The entire item is framed by a decorative border. See FLP 213v for the reverse.
Small drawings, often lacking inscriptions and referred to as bookmarks by collectors, were given by schoolmasters to their students as rewards for good behavior and scholastic accomplishments.
Frederick S. Weiser, The Gift is Small, the Love is Great (York, Pa.: York Graphic Services, Inc., 1994).
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Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener