Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Catharina Lädermann


Item Info

Item No: frkb00021
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Catharina Lädermann
Creation Date: 6/1/1819
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 854
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: 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.

Category: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: 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. 

Associated Names: Lädermann, Catharina
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. 143.

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

Image Dimensions Width: 9.4 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-21
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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