Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Johan Jacob Lutwig


Item Info

Item No: frkb00088
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Johan Jacob Lutwig
Creation Date: 11/20/1776
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; ink

Johan Ja= \ cob Lutwig \ im bern daunschib \ Gehöret diesses Tästa= \ ment welches mir mein \ Vatter gekauft hat daß Ich soll darin meinen Hey \ Land Jesus er [ill.] \ von hertzen lieben und \ Ehren geschrieben im Jahr \ unsers Herrn 1776 d \ 20ten November


Johan Jacob Lutwig in Bern Township owns this Testament which my father bought for me so that I may in it love with my heart and honor my Savior Jesus. Written in the year of our Lord 1776, the 20th of November.

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

Hand-drawn; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur and German script extends across the entire document. Above it is a tulip. This bookplate is in Das Neue Testament (Germantown: Christoph Saur, 1775).   (PA GER Germantown 1775 B471)

Associated Names: Lutwig, Johan Jacob
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Creation Place Town/Township: Creation Place Note:Based on inscription on document
City/Town/Township:Bern Township

Image Dimensions Width: 16.1 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-88
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener


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