Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for [unknown]


Item Info

Item No: frkb01031
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for [unknown]
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 878
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Redet miteinander von Psalmen \ und Lobgesängen und Geistlichen \ Liedern. Singet und spielet \ dem Herrn in eurem Hertzen


Talk to each other about psalms and songs of praise and spiritual hymns. Sing and play for the Lord with your hearts.

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur is in the upper portion of the document. Below it is a vase with a bunch of tulips. The item is framed in a decorative border. This bookplate is in Das Neue Testament (Germantaun: Michael Billmeyer, 1808).   (PA GER Germantown 1808 B471)

Associated Names: Strenge, Christian
Provenance: Wilbur H. Oda


"Christian Strenge"  in Russell D. and Corinne P. Earnest, Papers for Birth Dayes: Guide to the Fraktur Artists and Scriveners (East Berlin, Pa.: Russell D. Earnest Associates, 1997), 2nd ed., vol. 2, pp. 742-746.

David R. Johnson, “Christian Strenge, Fraktur Artist,” in Der Reggeboge 13, no. 3 (July 1979): 1-24.

Creation Place County: Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics and artist's location

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1811
Image Dimensions Width: 16.6 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-1031
Creator Name: [Christian Strenge (1757-1828)] - Decorator
[Christian Strenge (1757-1828)] - Scrivener


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