Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Abraham Landes

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Item No: frkb00061
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Abraham Landes
Creation Date: 9/18/1834
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 721
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Dieses Neue Testament \ Gehöret Mir \ Abraham Landes \ Wohnhaft in Betminster Taunschip Bocks \ Caunty. Geschrieben den 18 ten \ September im Jahr Christi 1834


Translation:

This New Testament belongs to me, Abraham Landes, residing in Bedminster Township, Bucks County. Written on the 18th of September in the year of Christ 1834.


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur and German script is in the lower portion of the document. Above it is a plant with three flowers and a bird. The entire item is framed by a decorative border. This bookplate is in Das Neue Testament (Philadelphia: Georg W. Menz, 1832).   (PA GER Philadelphia 1832 B471)


Associated Names: Landes, Abraham
Provenance: Levi E. Yoder

Bibliography:

"Rockhill Township Artist"  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. 653-654.


"The Rockhill Artist" in  Cory M. Amsler, ed., Bucks County Fraktur (Kutztown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1999), pp. 307-309.



Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Bucks
City/Town/Township:Bedminster Township
State/Province:Pennsylvania
Creation Place Note:Based on inscription on document

Image Dimensions Width: 17.4 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-61
Creator Name: [Rockhill Artist (active c. 1830-1848)] - Decorator
[Rockhill Artist (active c. 1830-1848)] - Scrivener

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