Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) and Birth Record (Geburtsschein) for Samuel Wolf


Item Info

Item No: frkb00172
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) and Birth Record (Geburtsschein) for Samuel Wolf
Creation Date: 1/28/1855
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; Roman script
Language: English
Weiser Number: 795
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

The \ Property of \ Samuel Wolf \ Was Born on the 26th day of \ August in the year of our lord \ 1844 in Elizabeth township \ Lancaster County State of Pa \ Dated this 28th day of January 1855 \ By the hand of Jacob Buchter

Category: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) and Birth Record (Geburtsschein)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur and Roman script is in the lower center of the document. It is topped by an arch. Along the upper border are several semi-circles and two circles. The entire document is framed by a decorative border. On the page facing the bookplate is the inscription “Samuel Wolf December the 16th A. D. 1854.” On the last page is written in pencil "Malinda D Wolf was born the 22nd day of Jenuery 1867." The bookplate is in The Child’s Fourth Book: Containing Easy Lessons in Spelling and Reading (Philadelphia: E. H. Butler & Co., 1850). (PA GER Philadelphia 1850 An43). 

See also FLP 1121 and 1121v for a letter to Lidia, Elisabeth, and Catharina Disler dated 1845 and signed Jacob Buchter.


Associated Names: Wolf, Samuel
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Creation Place Town/Township: Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth
City/Town/Township:Elizabeth Township

Image Dimensions Width: 17.7 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-172
Creator Name: Jacob Buchter (?-?) - Decorator
Jacob Buchter (?-?) - Scrivener

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