Reward of Merit (Belohnung) for Hannah Stover

Reward of Merit (Belohnung) for Hannah Stover

Item Info

Item No: frk00213
Title: Reward of Merit (Belohnung) for Hannah Stover
Scripts/Text: Roman script
Language: English
Weiser Number: 665
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink


Category: Reward of Merit (Belohnung)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: 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.

Associated Names: Stover, Hannah

Frederick S. Weiser, The Gift is Small, the Love is Great (York, Pa.: York Graphic Services, Inc., 1994).

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

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1815
Image Dimensions Width: 9.2 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 213
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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