Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Anna Kauffmann


Item Info

Item No: frkb00128
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Anna Kauffmann
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 879
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

[on the right]
Dieses Gesang=Buch \ Gehöret der \ Anna Kauffmann \ zu. Der Herr gebe ihr die sellen \ ruh, und gebe ihr nach dieser zeit \ die ewige seligkeit Durch unsern \ Herrn Jesum Christum in alle ewigkeit Amen

[on the left]
Redet mit einander von Psalmen \ und Lob=Gesängen und geistlichen \ Liedern. Singet und spielet dem \ Herrn in eurem Hertzen. [Ephesians 5:19]


[on the right]
This hymnal belongs to Anna Kauffmann. The Lord grant her soul peace and grant her after this time the eternal blessedness through our Lord Jesus Christ in all eternity. Amen. 

[on the left]
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 bookplate covers two facing pages. The main text in Fraktur cover the entire right page. Above it are tulips. Additional text in Fraktur within a square is in the upper portion of the left page. Below it is a vase with several flowers, including tulips. Both pages are framed by decorative borders. This bookplate is in the Mennonite hymnal Ein Unpartheyisches Gesang=Buch (Lancaster, Pa.: Georg und Peter Albrecht, 1808)  (PA GER Lancaster 1808 Un3).

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: 17.7 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-128
Creator Name: [Christian Strenge (1757-1828)] - Decorator
[Christian Strenge (1757-1828)] - Scrivener

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