Reward of Merit (Belohnung)

Reward of Merit (Belohnung)

Item Info

Item No: frk00204
Title: Reward of Merit (Belohnung)
Weiser Number: 589
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; graphite
Category: Reward of Merit (Belohnung)
Media Type: Drawings
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored. In the center of the drawing is a leafy plant with three flowers. The item is framed by a decorative border, which has been outlined with pencil.
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: 9.6 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 204
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener


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