Reward of Merit (Belohnung)

Reward of Merit (Belohnung)

Item Info

Item No: frk00212
Title: Reward of Merit (Belohnung)
Weiser Number: 642
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Watermark: aine [partial]
Category: Reward of Merit (Belohnung)
Media Type: Drawings
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored. In the center of the drawing is a pot or vase with several flowers. Three birds are sitting on the stems. 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. 1820
Image Dimensions Width: 10 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 212
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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