Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Maria Kalmer


Item Info

Item No: frkb00175
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Maria Kalmer
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Weiser Number: 152
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

Maria \ Kalme \ rin

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur within a heart is in the lower center of the document. A checkered tulip protrudes from the top of the heart, flanked by smaller tulips and flowers. The entire document is framed by a decorative border. This bookplate is in the catechism Haupt-Inhalt der Christlichen Lehre (Reading, Pa.: Johann Ritter u. Comp., 1832).  (PA GER Reading 1832 L789)

Associated Names: Kalmer, Maria
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

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

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1832
Image Dimensions Width: 12 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-175
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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