Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Tobias Fernsler

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Item No: frkb00156
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Tobias Fernsler
Creation Date: 12/19/1826
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 776
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Tobias Fernsler’s \ Catechismus
Herr! Lehre mich \ thun nach deinem Wohl \ gefallen
Den 19ten Dec.r 1826
 


Translation:

Tobias Fernsler’s Catechism.
Lord! Teach me to do according to your pleasure. The 19th of December, 1826
 


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The main text in Fraktur is on the top and bottom of the document. Additional text in Fraktur is in the center. It is within a rectangular frame that is surrounded by leafy, flowering vines. The three text portions are divided by swagged curtains or drapes. This bookplate is in the catechism Der kleine Catechismus (Philadelphia, Pa.: G. und D. Billmeyer, 1815).  (CB 1815 L977k)


Associated Names: Fernsler, Tobias
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

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

Image Dimensions Width: 13.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-156
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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