Item No: frkb00021
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Catharina Lädermann
Fraktur; German script
Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Dieses Hermonisches \ melodeyen Büchlein gehören \ Catharina Lädermann
Sing Schüler in der Tieffronner \ Schule Geschrieben \ d. 1 ten Juni im \ Jahr Anno Domi \ ni 1819
This little harmonious melody book belongs to Catharina Lädermann, singing student in the Deep Run School, written on the 1st of June in the year Anno Domini 1819.
Rare Book Department
N.B. See also FLP Borneman Ms. 45.
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 leafy flowers. The entire document is framed by a decorative border. This bookplate is in the tune book for which it was made. (PA GER Borneman 45)
Contains tunes numbered 1 to 23. Booklet is only 1/4 full.
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. 143.
Creation Place Town/Township:
Creation Place Note:Based on inscription on document
City/Town/Township:Deep Run School, Bedminster Township
Image Dimensions Width:
Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener