Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Han Jacob Ebersol

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Item No: frkb00184b
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Han Jacob Ebersol
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 810
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; ink
Transcription:

Der Han Jacob ebersol \ ist gestorben Im iar 1793 \ Den 23 november


Translation:

Han Jacob Ebersol died in the year 1793, on the 23rd of November.


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

Hand-drawn; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur is in the center of the document. Above it are a flower and a calligraphic spiral, and below it are a tulip and calligraphic spiral. This bookplate is in the back of Das Neue Testament (Germantaun: Michael Billmeyer, 1787)  (PA GER Germantown 1787 B471). Another bookplate is in the front (FLP B-184a). An inscription in the back of the book notes that Heinrich Wittmer married Susanna Wittmerin, nee Ebersohlin, on December 15, 1795.


Associated Names: Wittmer, Susanna
Provenance: Wilbur H. Oda

Creation Place County: Region/County:[Lancaster]
State/Province:[Pennsylvania]
Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics and family name

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1793
Image Dimensions Width: 16.7 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-184b
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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