Reward of Merit (Belohnung)

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Reward of Merit (Belohnung)

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Item No: frk00214
Title: Reward of Merit (Belohnung)
Weiser Number: 157
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Category: Reward of Merit (Belohnung)
Media Type: Drawings
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Hand-drawn; hand-colored. In the center of the drawing is a tulip with a red stem containing yellow diamond shapes. The overall drawing is very similar to FLP 215.
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: 10.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 214
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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