Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Sussanna Hackmann


Item Info

Item No: frkb00014
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Sussanna Hackmann
Creation Date: 9/6/1799
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 846
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

Dieses Sing \ Noten Büchlein \ gehöret \ Sussanna Hack= \ mannin. Sing Schüler in
der Tieffronner Schule d 6ten \ September Im Jahr unsers \ Herrn Jesu Christi \ 1799


This little singing note book belongs to Sussanna Hackmannin, singing student in the Deep Run School, September 6 in the year of our Lord Jesus Christ 1799.

Category: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

N. B. See also Borneman Ms. 28.


Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur and German script within a circle is in the center of the document. It is flanked on each side by two leafy stems with four globe-shaped flowers. This bookplate is in the tune book for which it was made.  (PA GER Borneman 28)

One schoolmaster entered tunes 1 to 25; another filled the book with unnumbered tunes.

Associated Names: Hackmann, Sussanna
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman


Mary Jane Lederach Hershey, "The Notenbüchlein Tradition in Eastern Pennsylvania Mennonite Community Schools," in  Cory M. Amsler, ed., Bucks County Fraktur (Kutztown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1999), p. 141.

Creation Place Town/Township: Creation Place Note:Based on inscription on document
City/Town/Township:Deep Run School, Bedminster Township

Image Dimensions Width: 9.7 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-14
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener


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