Reward of Merit (Belohnung)

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Reward of Merit (Belohnung)

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Item No: frk00236
Title: Reward of Merit (Belohnung)
Weiser Number: 571
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 leafy plant with one large and eight smaller flowers, including tulips and rosettes. The item is framed by 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.


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: 11.3 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 236
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator

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