Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Eva Noecker

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Item No: frkb00083
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Eva Noecker
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 708
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Eva No= \ eckerin, im Jahr \ 1790.


Translation:

Eva Noeckerin, in the year 1790.


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered; cutwork. The text in Fraktur within a heart is in the center of the document. The area around the heart is cut in an intricate pattern with leaves, two flowers and two birds. The entire document is farmed by a decorative border and pasted onto another sheet of paper. This bookplate is in the collection of prayers Die Ernsthafte Christenpflicht (Ephrata, Pa., 1785).   (PA GER Ephrata 1785 Er66)


Associated Names: Noecker, Eva
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Bibliography:

"Wilhelmus Antonius Faber"  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. 1, pp. 264-265. 



Creation Place State/Province: State/Province:[Pennsylvania]
Creation Place Note:Based on artist's location

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1790
Image Dimensions Width: 13.4 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-83
Creator Name: [Wilhelmus Antonius Faber (active c. 1790-1820)] - Decorator
[Wilhelmus Antonius Faber (active c. 1790-1820)] - Scrivener

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