By this all men will know (Dabei wird jeder Mann erkennen)

By this all men will know (Dabei wird jeder Mann erkennen)

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Item No: frk00174
Title: By this all men will know (Dabei wird jeder Mann erkennen)
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 990
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

Jacob Landes
Dabey wird jeder Mann erkennen\ daß ihr meine Jünger seyd so ihr liebe untereinand \ Habet Spricht Simon Peters zu ihm Herr wo gehest du hin Jesus antwortete ihm \ da Ich Hingehe kanst du mir dies mahl nicht folgetn aber du wirst mir her nach\ mahls folgen Petrus Spricht zu der ihm Herr Warum kan ich dier diesmahl nicht folgen \ ich will mein Leben für dich lassen Jesus antwortete ihm Soldest du dein Leben \ für mich lassen Wahrlich wahrlich ich sage dier der hahn wirt nicht krahen biß du mich drei [text breaks off]


Jacob Landes
By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. Simon Peters says to him, Lord, where are you going. Jesus answered him, where I am going you cannot follow me this time, but you will follow me afterwards. Petrus speaks to him who is his Lord, Why can I not follow you this time? I want to give me life for you. Jesus answered him, will you give your life for me. Truly, truly, I say to you, the cock will not crow until you have me three [text breaks off]

Category: Religious Text
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The central text, with the first three lines in fraktur and the remainder in German script, extends across the entire document. It is surrounded on the sides and bottom with a flowering, leafy border. The name on the document is in prominent and decorated letters above the text. A bird on a branch is above the name. The text is John 13:35-38. A Jacob Landes taught at the Mennonite school in Bedminster Township, Bucks County in the 1820s. Mary Jane Hershey attributes a tunebook made for Johannes Gross in 1822 to a Jacob Landes.

Associated Names: Landes, Jacob
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman


Mary Jane Lederach Hershey, “The Notenbüchlein Tradition in Eastern Pennsylvania Mennonite Community Schools,” in Cory M. Amsler, ed., Bucks County Fraktur (Kutztown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1999), pp. 136, 140, 284-285.

Creation Place County: Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1810
Image Dimensions Width: 20 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 174
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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