Writing Exercise (Vorschrift) for Catharina Mürry (Don't be ashamed [Nicht Schäm Dich])

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Item No: frk01233
Title: Writing Exercise (Vorschrift) for Catharina Mürry (Don't be ashamed [Nicht Schäm Dich])
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Nicht Schäm \ Dich Rath ich allermeist, das man dich Lehr was Du \ nicht weist,, wer Etwas kan hat Lobes Viel, schand aber \ wer nichts Lernen will, wer Etwas kan das hält man \ werth, die ungeschickten niemand Begehrt.
A B C D E F G H J K L M N O \ P Q R S T U V W X Y Z.
a b c d e f ff g h i k l ll m n o p q r s ss s t u v w x y z
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 30. 40. 50.
Catharina Mürry Anno Domini 1801.
 


Translation:

Don’t be ashamed, I advise the most, that one teaches you what you don’t know. Whoever can do something has a lot of praise, but shame to the one who does not want to learn anything. Whoever can do something is held in esteem; nobody longs for the unskilled.
A B C D E F G H J K L M N O \ P Q R S T U V W X Y Z.
a b c d e f ff g h i k l ll m n o p q r s ss s t u v w x y z
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 30. 40. 50.
Catharina Mürry, Anno Domini 1801.
 


Category: Writing Exercise (Vorschrift)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur and German script is in the center of the document. Above and beneath it are tulips. On each side are two hearts surrounded by leaves.


Notes:

See FLP 1231 for a related example dated 1803 and made for David Herr, and FLP 1232 for a related example also dated 1801 and made for Catharina Murry.


Associated Names: Mürry, Catharina
Creation Place County: Region/County:[Lancaster]
State/Province:[Pennsylvania]
Creation Place Note:Based on related example

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1801
Image Dimensions Width: 20 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1233
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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