Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Rebecka Mosser

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Item No: frkb00177
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Rebecka Mosser
Creation Date: 12/7/1816
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Rebecka \ Mossern \ Gehöret Dieses Neue Testament
Im Jahr Unsers Herrn 1816 \ den 7ten December \ Bern Taunschip Bercks Caunty \ Gott Allein die Ehre


Translation:

Rebecka Mossern owns this New Testament, in the year of our Lord 1816, the 7th of December, Bern Township, Berks County. God alone the glory.


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur and German script extends across the entire document. The name is written in particularly prominent and decorative letters. It is surrounded by two stars and calligraphic scrolls. This bookplate is in a New Testament with a missing title page.   (PA GER Germantown 18--? B471)


Associated Names: Mosser, Rebecka
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

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

Image Dimensions Width: 16.6 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-177
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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