Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Carolina Gerlof


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Item No: frkb00119
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Carolina Gerlof
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 350
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Carolina Gerlof \ im Jahr \ 1830.


Carolina Gerlof, in the year 1830.

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur is in the center of the document. It is surrounded by leafy vines. In the lower center is a plant container. The entire document is framed by a decorative border. The side opposite the bookplate is decorated with dots. This bookplate is in Das Neue Testament (Harrisburg, Pa.: Gustav S. Peters, 1828).   (PA GER Harrisburg 1828 B471)

Associated Names: Gerlof, Carolina
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman


"Heinrich Engelhard"  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. 239-241.

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

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1830
Image Dimensions Width: 16 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-119
Creator Name: [Heinrich Engelhard (active c. 1819-1836)] - Decorator
[Heinrich Engelhard (active c. 1819-1836)] - Scrivener

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