Item No: frk0115402
Title: Writing Exercise Booklet (Vorschriften Büchlein) for Catharina Landis
Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Writing Exercise Booklet (Vorschriften Büchlein)
Rare Book Department
N.B. See also FLP Borneman Ms. 146.
Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. This fraktur extends across two pages. On the left are two pots with various flowers, including tulips. On the right is the text in Fraktur. Next to it are flowers. This leaf is in a copybook that includes writing exercises, including alphabets and names. A notation inside the front cover states: Christian B. Hartman, Teacher, 1846. Catharine L Landis Made this copy book 1850. For additional leaves form the book, see FLP 187 and FLP 189.
"Catharina L. Landis" in Russell D. and Corinne P. Earnest, Papers for Birth Dayes: Guide to the Fraktur Artists and Scriveners (East Berlin, Pa.: Russell D. Earnest Associates, 1997), 2nd ed., vol. 2, p. 494.
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Catharine L. Landis (active c. 1846-1850) - Decorator
Catharine L. Landis (active c. 1846-1850) - Scrivener