Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Abraham Springer


Item Info

Item No: frkb01021
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Abraham Springer
Scripts/Text: Roman print
Language: English
Weiser Number: 790
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Roman print is in the upper center of the document. In the lower center is a pedestal with a flowerpot with several tulips. In the corners and upper center are five stars. The entire item is framed by a decorative border. This bookplate is in Wyeth’s Repository of Sacred Music (Harrisburg, John Wyeth, 1834).  (PA GER Harrisburg 1834 W974)

Associated Names: Springer, Abraham
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Creation Place State/Province: State/Province:[Pennsylvania]
Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1840
Image Dimensions Width: 13.1 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-1021
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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