Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Maria Fretz


Item Info

Item No: frkb01048
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Maria Fretz
Creation Date: 3/21/1826
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 704
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Dieses Büchlein Gehöret Mir Maria \ Fretz in New briton Taunschip, Bucks \ Caunty, Geschrieben den 21ten März Im \ Jahr unsers Herrn und Heilandes Jesu Christi 1826.


This little book belongs to me, Maria Fretz, in New Britain Township, Bucks County. Written the 21st of March in the year of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ 1826.

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur is at the bottom of the page. Above it is a large tulips that is flanked by undulating stems of flowers. It is framed by a decorative border. This bookplate is in Das Neue Testament (Schleswig, Germany: Privilegirte Druckerey des Königl. Taubstummen=Instituts, [n.d.]).  (PA GER Schleswig 1819 B471)

Associated Names: Fretz, Maria
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Creation Place Town/Township: Creation Place Note:Based on inscription on document
City/Town/Township:New Britain Township

Image Dimensions Width: 20.3 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-1048
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener


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