Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Susana Miller


Item Info

Item No: frkb00164
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Susana Miller
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 799
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Susana Miller \ Ihr Neues Testame \ nt Unsers Herrn \ Und Heilandes Jesu \ Christi In Kle Ta \ unschip In Lancaster \ Kaunde Jenner Den 3 \ Im Jahr 1858


Susana Miller’s New Testament of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in Clay Township in Lancaster County, January the 3rd in the year 1858.

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur extends across the entire document. Below it is a pair of inward-looking birds perched on a tree-like plant. In the lower corners are two tulips. The entire item is framed by a decorative border. This bookplate is in Das Neue Testament (Philadelphia: Griffith und Simon, 1844).   (PA GER Philadelphia 1844 B471)

Associated Names: Miller, Susana
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Lancaster
City/Town/Township:Clay Township
Creation Place Note:Based on inscription on document

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1858
Image Dimensions Width: 18.9 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-164
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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