Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Willhelm Schittinger

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Item No: frkb00049
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Willhelm Schittinger
Creation Date: 3/12/1856
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 850
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Das Büchlein Gehert \ Willhelm Schittin= \ ger \ Merz 12 \ 1856
W S
 


Translation:

This little book belongs to Willhelm Schittinger, March 12, 1856. W S.


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

N. B. See also FLP Borneman Ms. 54.


Notes:

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur is in the center of the document. It is surrounded by a wide border with a flower on each side and decorative designs on the top and bottom. In the upper corners are two kinds of fruit, including a bunch of grapes and possibly an apple. In the lower corners are the owner’s initials. This fraktur is in the tune book for which it was made.  (PA GER Yoder 54)


Associated Names: Schittinger, Willhelm
Provenance: Levi E. Yoder

Bibliography:

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).



Creation Place County: Region/County:[Bucks]
State/Province:[Pennsylvania]
Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Image Dimensions Width: 10.2 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-49
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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