Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for [unknown]


Item Info

Item No: frkb00127
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for [unknown]
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 877
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

Redet mit einander von Psal= \ men und Lobgesängen, und \ Geistlichen Liedern. Singet \ und spielet dem Herrn in \ eurem Hertzen. [Ephesians 5:19]


Address one another in psalms and songs of praise and spiritual songs. Sing and play for the Lord with all your hearts. [Ephesians 5:19]

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur within a square is in the upper portion of the document. Below it is a vase with several flowers, including tulips. The entire document is framed by a decorative border. This bookplate is in the Mennonite hymnal Ein Unpartheyisches Gesang=Buch (Lancaster, Pa.: Johann Albrecht, 1804)  (PA GER Lancaster 1804 Un3).

See also FLP 328, 329, B-128, and B-1031.

Associated Names: Strenge, Christian
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman


"Christian Strenge"  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. 742-743.

David R. Johnson, “Christian Strenge, Fraktur Artist,” in Der Reggeboge 13, no. 3 (July 1979): 1-24.

Creation Place County: Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics and artist's location

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1810
Image Dimensions Width: 17.6 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-127
Creator Name: [Christian Strenge (1757-1828)] - Decorator
[Christian Strenge (1757-1828)] - Scrivener

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