Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for [unknown]


Item Info

Item No: frkb00148
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for [unknown]
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 744
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

Gib Gott \ dein hertz so lebst du \ gut ohn aller Schmertz


Give God your heart and you will live well without any pain.

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur within a heart is in the lower center of the document. From the heart protrudes a tree-like plant with several flowers and two inward facing birds. Below the heart are additional flowers. The entire item is frame by a decorative border. This bookplate is in the Reformed hymnal Neu=vermehrt und vollständiges Gesang=Buch (Philadelphia, Pa.: Ernst Ludwig Baisch, 1774).  (PA GER Philadelphia 1774 N39)

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. 1800
Image Dimensions Width: 14.7 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-148
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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