Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) and Birth Record (Geburtsschein) for Johannes Detürck

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Item No: frkb01043
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) and Birth Record (Geburtsschein) for Johannes Detürck
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 789
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

1799
Dieses Schöne Gesan \ gbuch gehöret Mir zu \ Johannes Detürck \ Ist gebohren den 27ten \ Abril Im Jahr unsers Herrn \ Und Heylandes JEsu Christi \ 1787 In deiner jugend solt du dich \ Zur arbeit halten fleissiglich hernach \ dar schwer die arbeit ist wann du zum alter kommen bist
Geb Jesu das Herz jehzeit und Schmerz Im Lebe \ n und Im Tod dies Eure Ist noth \ In Oley Taunschip in Bercks Caundi


Translation:

1799
This beautiful hymnal belongs to me, Johannes Detürck, was born the 27th of April in the year of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ 1787. in your youth you shall work diligently because work is hard when you are old. Give Jesus the heart at all times, in joy and in suffering, in life and death, this one thing is necessary. In Oley Township, Berks County.


Category: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) and Birth Record (Geburtsschein)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur and German script covers the lower portion of the document. In the upper area is a bird next to a vase with flowers. The entire item is framed by a decorative border. This bookplate is in the Lutheran hymnal Neu=vermehrtes vollständiges Gesang=Buch (Marburg, Germany: H. L. Brönner, 1793).  (PA GER Marburg 1793 M329)


Associated Names: Detürck, Johannes
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Bibliography:

"Oley Township Artist"  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. 583-584.



Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Berks
City/Town/Township:Oley Township
State/Province:Pennsylvania
Creation Place Note:Based on inscription on document

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1799
Image Dimensions Width: 17.3 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-1043
Creator Name: [Oley Township Artist (active c. 1799-1828)] - Decorator
[Oley Township Artist (active c. 1799-1828)] - Scrivener

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