Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) and Birth Record (Geburtsschein) for Elisa Hoffer


Item Info

Item No: frkb00141
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) and Birth Record (Geburtsschein) for Elisa Hoffer
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 734
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Elisa Hoffer \ Ward geboren den 26ten July 1833.


Elisa Hoffer was born on the 26th of July 1833.

Category: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) and Birth Record (Geburtsschein)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur is in the center of the document. The name is written in particularly large and decorative letters. It is surrounded by four roses. This bookplate is in the Mennonite hymnal Unpartheyisches Gesang=Buch (Lancaster, Pa.: Johann Bär, 1848).  (PA GER Lancaster 1848 Un6)

Associated Names: Hoffer, Elisa
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Creation Place State/Province: State/Province:[Pennsylvania]
Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1850
Image Dimensions Width: 10.1 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-141
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener


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