Writing Exercise Booklet (Vorschriften Büchlein) for Catharina Landis


Item Info

Item No: frk0115402
Title: Writing Exercise Booklet (Vorschriften Büchlein) for Catharina Landis
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 188
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Christian Landis
Christian Landis
Christian Landis

Category: Writing Exercise Booklet (Vorschriften Büchlein)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: 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.

Associated Names: Landis, Christian

"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.

Creation Place County: Region/County:[Lancaster]
Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1850
Image Dimensions Width: 16 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1154
Creator Name: Catharine L. Landis (active c. 1846-1850) - Decorator
Catharine L. Landis (active c. 1846-1850) - Scrivener

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