Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Barbara H. Nolt


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Item No: frkb00185
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Barbara H. Nolt
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Weiser Number: 685
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Barbara H. \ Nolt \ 1853

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. Below it are two inward facing birds. In the lower center is a flower, and in the four corners are stars. This bookplate is in the catechism Der kleine Kempis (Harrisburg: Lutz und Scheffer, 1850).  (PA GER Harrisburg 1850 T361)

Formerly attributed to Barbara Ebersol; according to David Luthy it is not by Ebersol.  See Luthy, p. xv.

Associated Names: Nolt, Barbara H.
Provenance: Wilbur H. Oda


David Luthy, Amish Folk Artist Barbara Ebersol: Her Life, Fraktur, and Death Record Book (Lancaster, Pa.: Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 1995).

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

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1853
Image Dimensions Width: 12.1 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-185
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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