Reward of Merit (Belohnung)

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Reward of Merit (Belohnung)

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Item No: frk00208
Title: Reward of Merit (Belohnung)
Scripts/Text: Roman script
Weiser Number: 100
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

FD


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored. The drawing features a bird on a leafy branch with a flower or bud. At the base of the branch are what appear to be a pair of intertwined initials, possibly FD.
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.


Bibliography:

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



Creation Place State/Province: State/Province:[Pennsylvania]
Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1820
Image Dimensions Width: 7 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 208
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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