Reward of Merit (Belohnung)

Reward of Merit (Belohnung)

Item Info

Item No: frk00195
Title: Reward of Merit (Belohnung)
Weiser Number: 143
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Category: Reward of Merit (Belohnung)
Media Type: Drawings
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored. In the center of the reward is a bird on a tree-like plant with various flowers, including tulips, rosettes and stars. The item is enclosed in 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): ca. 1840
Image Dimensions Width: 12.1 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 195
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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