Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Anna Meyer


Item Info

Item No: frkb00062
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Anna Meyer
Creation Date: 10/11/1814
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 862
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

Dieses \ Geistreiche Gesang= \ buch Gehöret \ Anna Meyer \ Geschrieben den 11ten \ October im Jahr \ 1814


This spiritually rich hymnal belongs to Anna Meyer. Written on the 11th of October in the year 1814.

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur and German script is within a circular frame in the lower portion of the document. Above it is a bird. The text frame and bird are surrounded by leafy stems of tulips. The entire image is framed by a decorative border. This bookplate is in the Mennonite hymnal Die kleine geistliche Harfe (Germantaun: Michael Billmeyer, 1811).   (PA GER Germantown 1811 K673)

Associated Names: Meyer, Anna
Provenance: Levi E. Yoder


Joel D. Alderfer, " 'David Kulp, His Hand and Pen, Beet it if You Can': The Bucks County Brown Leaf Artist Identified," in  Cory M. Amsler, ed., Bucks County Fraktur (Kutztown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1999), pp. 151-165; see also pp. 270-274.

Creation Place County: Creation Place Note:Based on artist's location

Image Dimensions Width: 16 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-62
Creator Name: [David Kulp (1777-1834)] - Decorator
[David Kulp (1777-1834)] - Scrivener

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