Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Margareth Huth


Item Info

Item No: frkb00151
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Margareth Huth
Creation Date: 5/11/1806
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 756
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

Margareth \ Huth \ d. 11 ten May 1806


Margareth Huth, the 11th of May, 1806.

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur and German script is in the center of the document. In the lower center is a plant containers with several undulating, leafy flowers, including tulips. The upper portion is decorated with bars and scalloped patters. The entire item is framed by a decorative border. This bookplate is in Das Neue Testament (Philadelphia, Pa.: Henrich Schweitzer, 1805).  (PA GER Philadelphia 1805 B471)

See also FLP B-150, a bookplate made by the same artist for Margaret Huth on January 19, 1806. 

Associated Names: Huth, Margareth
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Creation Place State/Province: Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Image Dimensions Width: 16.7 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-151
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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