Reward of Merit (Belohnung)

Reward of Merit (Belohnung)

Item Info

Item No: frk00194
Title: Reward of Merit (Belohnung)
Weiser Number: 661
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink


Category: Reward of Merit (Belohnung)
Media Type: Drawings
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored. The reward features the image of a leafy stemmed tulip that protrudes from a heart. The year is written inside the heart. The item is framed by a decorative border.
Small drawings, often lacking inscriptions and referred to as bookmarks by collectors, were given by schoolmasters to their students as rewards for good behavior and scholastic accomplishments.


Frederick S. Weiser, The Gift is Small, the Love is Great (York, Pa.: York Graphic Services, Inc., 1994).

Creation Place State/Province: Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1783
Image Dimensions Width: 8.8 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 194
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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