Item No: frk00206
Title: Reward of Merit (Belohnung)
Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Schau an der Schönen \ Blummen zier und siehe \ Wie sie mir und dir [text breaks off]
Look at the beautiful adornment of flowers and see how it to me and you [text breaks off]
Reward of Merit (Belohnung)
Rare Book Department
Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. In the center of the reward is a leafy plant with one large and several smaller flowers. It is framed by a decorative border. Below it is the text.
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).
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Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener