Reward of Merit (Belohnung) for Maria Rohr

Reward of Merit (Belohnung) for Maria Rohr

Item Info

Item No: frk00277
Title: Reward of Merit (Belohnung) for Maria Rohr
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; Roman script
Language: English
Weiser Number: 139
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Maria Rohr
Third Class \ Reader Written This 28th \ Day of January A.D. 1856 

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The name in Fraktur, along with flowering vines and a star shaped flower, is within a heart in the center of the document. It is surrounded by leafy vines of flowers. The text in Roman script is below the heart. A tulip is in the top center. The entire document is surrounded by a decorative border, with scalloped decoration at the top. 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: Rohr, Maria
Creation Place State/Province: Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1856
Image Dimensions Width: 17.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 277
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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