Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Maria Friedt


Item Info

Item No: frkb00040
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Maria Friedt
Creation Date: 3/28/1818
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 742
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Dieses Gesang Buch \ Gehöret Mir zu \ Maria Friedt
Geschrieben Den \ 28ten März Im \ Jahr 1818.


This hymnal belongs to me, Maria Friedt. Written on the 28th of March in the year 1818.

Category: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur is in the center of the document. Above and below it are flowers. The item is framed by a border that is decorated with flowers. This bookplate is in the Mennonite hymnal Die kleine geistliche Harfe (Germantaun: Michael Billmeyer, 1811)  (PA GER Germantown 1811 K763a). This fraktur is part of a series of Vorschriften and bookplates dating between 1815 and 1818 associated with the Salford Mennonite community. For other examples from this series, see FLP 348 and 514.

Associated Names: Friedt, Maria
Provenance: Levi E. Yoder


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. 136-137.

Creation Place Town/Township: Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics
City/Town/Township:[Salford Township]

Image Dimensions Width: 16.3 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-40
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener


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