Reward of Merit (Belohnung) for Mahlon High

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Reward of Merit (Belohnung) for Mahlon High

Item Info

Item No: frk00216
Title: Reward of Merit (Belohnung) for Mahlon High
Scripts/Text: Roman script
Language: English
Weiser Number: 602
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Mahlon high 1856


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. In the center of the drawing is a leafy plant with three star-shaped flowers. The name in Roman script is on the bottom.
Frederick S. Weiser noted that this piece was probably from Berks County.
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.


Associated Names: High, Mahlon
Bibliography:

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
State/Province:[Pennsylvania]

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1856
Image Dimensions Width: 12.9 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 216
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