Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Elias Frankenfield

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Item No: frkb00069
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Elias Frankenfield
Scripts/Text: Roman print
Language: English
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor
Transcription:

Elias Frankenfield’s \ bible a present of \ Elias Ott in the \ Site of Bedminster \ Bucks County \ Penns 1848
 


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Roman print extends across the entire document. The areas between the words are decorated with lines. The entire document is framed by a decorative border, which includes a row of yellow fruit at the bottom, possibly pears or lemons. This bookplate is in The Holy Bible (New York: American Bible Society, 1848)   (PA GER New York 1848 B471).


Associated Names: Ott, Elias
Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Bucks
City/Town/Township:Bedminster Township
State/Province:Pennsylvania
Creation Place Note:Based on inscription on document

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1848
Image Dimensions Width: 17.1 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-69
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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