Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Maria Burkholder


Item Info

Item No: frkb00115
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Maria Burkholder
Creation Date: 2/18/1829
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 769
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Dieses Buch \ gehöret mir \ Maria Burkholder \ zu.
Es wurde mir verehrt \ von meiner Großmutter \ \ Zum andenken, und zum \ gebrauch der Gottseligkeit.\ Im 77. Jahr ihres alters \ Geschrieben den 18ten Tag \ February Ann. 1829.


This book belongs to me, Maria Burkholder.
It was presented it to me by my grandmother, as a souvenir and for the practice of godliness, in the 77th year of her age. Written on the 18th day of February Ann. 1829.

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur extends across the entire document. It is framed by a wide border with birds and flowers at the top and bottom. This bookplate is in Das Neue Testament (Germantaun: M. Billmeyer, 1822).   (PA GER Germantown 1822 B471)

See FLP B-114 for a bookplate by the same artist, bearing the same date and inscribed for Veronica Burkholder, likely a sister of Maria Burkholder.


Associated Names: Burkholder, Maria
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman


"Abraham Brubaker"  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. 135-137.

Creation Place County: Region/County:[Lancaster]
Creation Place Note:Based on artist's location

Image Dimensions Width: 16.1 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-115

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