Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Catharina Bachman


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Item No: frkb00081
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Catharina Bachman
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

Hör Büchlein waß will Ich dir sagen \ Wann Einer kommt und will dich weg tragen.
so sprich Laß mich Liegen Zu guder Ruh Ich \ [def.] Catharina Bachmanin zu wohn hafft zu \ [def.] In Lancaster Caunty und \ [def.] Pinsilvania, gott gebe her \ [def.] Standt sich darin \ zu Erbauen [def.]
Geschrieben den [def.] uary Im \ Jahr unsers Herrn [def.] 7.


Listen, little book, to what I tell you. When someone comes and wants to carry you away, say, let me lie in good peace. I [belong to] Catharina Bachmanin, residing in [def.] in Lancaster County and [def.] Pennsylvania. God, give her [def., reason?] to be nourished by it [def.] Written on the [def.] of [def., January? February?] in the year of our Lord [def] 7.

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur and German script covers the upper portion of the document. Below it are three flowers in pots. The entire document is framed by a decorative border. A portion of the text is missing due to a wide tear in the paper. This bookplate is in M. Valentin Wudrians seel. Creutz=Schule (Ephrata, Pa.: Verlag der Brüderschaft, 1762)   (PA GER Ephrata 1762 W952).

Associated Names: Bachman, Catharina
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Creation Place County: Creation Place Note:Based on inscription on document

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1775
Image Dimensions Width: 18.6 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-81
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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