Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for John Stauffer


Item Info

Item No: frkb00173
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for John Stauffer
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: English
Weiser Number: 818
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

John Stauffer’s \ Book

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur is in the center of the document. In the lower right is a building containing a small chair and oversize desk with two open books. The building has several windows and two chimneys. In the lower left are three trees. The text and images are framed by a border that is decorated with swags. This bookplate is in Precedents for the Use of Justices of the Peace (Reading, Pa.: George Getz, 1822).  (PA GER Reading 1822 P911)

Associated Names: Stauffer, John
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

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

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1830
Image Dimensions Width: 19.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-173
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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