Reward of Merit (Belohnung)Fraktur
Item No: frk00202
Title: Reward of Merit (Belohnung)Weiser Number: 632
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; ink
Category: Reward of Merit (Belohnung)
Media Type: Drawings
Source: Rare Book Department
Hand-drawn; hand-colored. In the center of the drawing is a bird perched on a leafy, flowering tree. A decorative cross-hatched border runs along the bottom edge. The drawing was completed in black ink.
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: 10.7 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 202
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener