Bookplate and Family Record (Bücherzeichen und Familienregister) for Kauffmann Family

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Item No: frkb01047
Title: Bookplate and Family Record (Bücherzeichen und Familienregister) for Kauffmann Family
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 376
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

[on left page]
Psalm. 103. vs. 15. 16. \ Ein Mensch ist in seinem \ Leben wie Gras, er blühet \ wie eine Blume auf dem Felde, \ Wenn der Wind darüber \ gehet, so ist sie nimmer \ da, und ihre stätte \ kennet sie nicht \ mehr

Abraham Kauffmann, ehlicher Sohn, \ von Benjamin und Anna Kauffmann, \ ist gebohren am 30sten November im \ Jahr Jesu Christi 1836 in der Jungfrau \ in Manor Taunschip Lancäster \ County, Pennsylvanien.

[on right page]
Psalm 139. vers 16. \ Seine Augen sahen mich, da \ ich noch unbereitet war, und \ waren alle Tage, auf dein \ Buch geschrieben; die noch \ werden sollten, und der \ selben keiner da war.

Henry K. Kauffmann ist gebohren \ Mittwoch Vormittags 10 Uhr, den 5ten \ September im Jahr Jesu Christi, 1838. \ Im Stiers Zeichen; geb. in Manor \ Township Lancäster County Pennsylvania.
 


Translation:

[on left page]
Psalm 103: 15, 16. As for man, his days are like grass; he flourishes like a flower in the field; for the wind passes over it, and it is gone, and its place knows it no more.

Abraham Kauffmann, legitimate son of Benjamin and Anna Kauffmann, was born on the 30th of November in the year of Jesus Christ 1836 in Virgo, in Manor Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

[on right page]
Psalm 139: 16. His eyes looked at me who was still unprepared; and all days were written in your book, the ones that would still come and yet there was none of them.

Henry K. Kauffmann was born on Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock, on the 5th of September in the year of Jesus Christ 1838, in the sign of Taurus. Born in Manor Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
 


Category: Bookplate and Family Record (Bücherzeichen und Familienregister)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. This book includes three sets of bookplates. The first set of two is on facing pages. On each page is a psalm in Fraktur within a heart-shaped frame made of flowers. Below the frames is additional text in Fraktur. For the other bookplates in this book, see FLP B-1047a and FLP B-1047b. These bookplates are in Christliches Gemüths=Gespräch (Lancaster, Pa.: Johann Bär, 1836).  (PA GER Lancaster 1836 R676)


Associated Names: Seybold, Carl Friderich
Bibliography:

"Karl Friderich Theodor Seybold"  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. 700-702.



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

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1840
Image Dimensions Width: 12.9 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-1047
Creator Name: [Carl Friderich Seybold (active c. 1813-1846)] - Decorator
[Carl Friderich Seybold (active c. 1813-1846)] - Scrivener

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