Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Lea Landes

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Item No: frkb00146
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Lea Landes
Creation Date: 2/8/1835
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 715
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Lea Landes \ gehört dieses \ Gesang Buch \ zu Obersalfort \ Taunschip Mont \ gomery C \ Februar \ den 8ten \ 1835


Translation:

Lea Landes owns this hymnal. Upper Salfort Township, Montgomery County, February 8th, 1835.


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur within a heart is in the lower center of the document. Below it are several flowers, including tulips, and above it are two tulips. The entire item is framed by a decorative border. Mennonite hymnal Die kleine Geistliche Harfe (Northampton, Pa.: A. A. und W. H. Blumer, 1834).   (PA GER Northampton 1834 K673)

For a related bookplate also made for Lea Landes in 1835, see FLP B-137.


Associated Names: Landes, Lea
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Montgomery
City/Town/Township:Upper Salford Township
State/Province:Pennsylvania
Creation Place Note:Based on inscription on document

Image Dimensions Width: 16.6 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-146
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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