Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Jacob Wächter

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Item No: frkb00176
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Jacob Wächter
Creation Date: 5/25/1818
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 812
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Jacob Wächter \ Sein Testament \ In \ Elizabeth Taunschip \ Lancaster Caunty \ May den 25ten 1818


Translation:

Jacob Wächter’s Testament, in Elizabeth Township, Lancaster County, May 25th, 1818.


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur extends across the entire document. The area around it is decorated with several tulips and a heart. The entire document is framed by a decorative border, with a sawtooth or triangular pattern at top and bottom. This bookplate is in a New Testament with a missing title page.   (PA GER Germantown 18--? B471)


Associated Names: Wächter, Jacob
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Lancaster
City/Town/Township:Elizabeth Township
State/Province:Pennsylvania
Creation Place Note:Based on inscription on document

Image Dimensions Width: 16.1 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-176
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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