Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Anna Maria Deibler

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Item No: frkb00052
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Anna Maria Deibler
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; Roman script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 52
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Dieses \ Gesang Buch \ Gehöret \ Anna Maria \ Deiblern \ Ober Paxton Township \ Dauphin County \ In Pennsylvania \ A. D. 1808.
Schik dein Herze \ dahin ein Wo es \ ewig wünscht zu seyn.
 


Translation:

This hymnal belongs to Anna Maria Deiblern, Upper Paxton Township, Dauphin County, in Pennsylvania, AD 1808.
Send your heart there where it wishes to be eternally.
 


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-written. The fraktur extends over two facing pages. Some text in Fraktur within a wreath is in the center of the left page. On the right page is additional text in Fraktur within a wreath made of various flowers. Both wreaths are suspended from ribbons tied into bows. The background is decorated with a checkered pattern. This fraktur is in the Reformed hymnal Neu vermehrt- und vollständiges Kirchen-Gesang-Buch (Philadelphia, n.d.)  (PA GER Philadelphia n.d. G37)


Associated Names: Münch, Karl E.
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Bibliography:

"Karl Münch"  in Russell D. and Corinne P. Earnest, Papers for Birth Dayes: Guide to the Fraktur Artists and Scriveners (East Berlin, Pa.: Russell D. Earnest Associates, 1997), 2nd ed., vol. 2, pp. 566-568.



Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Dauphin
City/Town/Township:Upper Paxton
State/Province:Pennsylvania
Creation Place Note:Based on inscription on document

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1808
Image Dimensions Width: 15.1 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-52
Creator Name: [Karl E. Münch (1769-1833)] - Decorator
[Karl E. Münch (1769-1833)] - Printer/Publisher

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