Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Elisabetha Lädtermänn


Item Info

Item No: frkb01038
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Elisabetha Lädtermänn
Creation Date: 4/29/1783
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script; Roman script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 826
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

Dieses \ Noten=Büchlein \ Gehöret \ Elisabetha \ Lädtermännin \ Sing Schüler in der Tiefronner \ Schule. Geschr d. 29 ten \ April A: 1783

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This little note book belongs to Elisabetha Lädtermännin, singing student in the Deep Run School. Written the 29th of April, 1783.

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

N. B. See also FLP Borneman Ms. 24.


Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur and German script within a circle is in the center of the document. Along the sides are musical staves with notations in Roman script. The entire item is framed by a decorative border. This bookplate is in the tune book for which it was made.  (PA GER Borneman 24) 

The booklet has a marbleized cover and tunes numbered to 79. 

Associated Names: Lädtermänn, Elisabetha
Provenance: Scott Francis Brenner


"Johann Adam Eyer" 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. 1, pp. 256-260.

Cory M. Amsler, ed., Bucks County Fraktur (Kutztown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1999), pp. 256-261.

Mary Jane Lederach Hershey, "The Notenbüchlein Tradition in Eastern Pennsylvania Mennonite Community Schools," in  Cory M. Amsler, ed., Bucks County Fraktur (Kutztown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1999), 115-149.

Creation Place Town/Township: Creation Place Note:Based on inscription on document
City/Town/Township:Deep Run School, Bedminster Township

Image Dimensions Width: 10 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-1038
Creator Name: [Johann Adam Eyer (1755-1837)] - Decorator
[Johann Adam Eyer (1755-1837)] - Scrivener

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