Item No: frk00064
Title: Drawing for Samuel Heydrich
Wove paper; watercolor; ink; graphite
Samuel Heydrich sein Bilt \ geschriben 1845 \ dieses Bilt geschriben von Baltzer Heydrich ande Schipach \ nahe Jonas Booß Wirtschhauß.
[above and within the drawing of the building]
Kirche \ Gottes Hauß
Samuel Heydrich his picture, written 1845. This picture was written by Baltzer Heydrich on the Skippack, near Jonas Booss’ tavern.
[above and within the house]
Church, house of God
Rare Book Department
The text in Fraktur, with the recipient’s name in large letters, is in the lower portion of the document. The drawing above the text consists of a pebbled walkway, four arches, and a brick wall, all adjacent to a brick building or church. A decorative border surrounds the entire document.
Henry S. Borneman
“Baltzer Heydrich” 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. 1, pp. 390-391.
Dennis K. Moyer, Fraktur Writings and Folk Art Drawings of the Schwenkfelder Library Collection (Kutztown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1997), pp. 142-147.
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Baltzer Heydrich (1765-1846) - Decorator
Baltzer Heydrich (1765-1846) - Scrivener