Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Johannes Gehman


Item Info

Item No: frkb01057
Title: Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Johannes Gehman
Creation Date: 4/18/1821
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Dieses Fra= \ gen Büchlein \ gehöret \ Johannes \ Gehman.
Geschrieben \ d. 18ten Abrill \ im Jahr AD 1821


This little book of questions belongs to Johannes Gehman. Written on the 18th of April in the year A. D. 1821.

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur and German script is in the center of the document. It is flanked on both sides by two tall, leafy tulips that seem to grow from a large flower in the lower portion of the document. The entire item is framed by a decorative border. This bookplate is in the catechism Christliches Gemüths=Gespräch (Lancaster, Pa.: Henrich und Benjamin Grimler, 1811).   (RBD CB 1811 R676c) 

Associated Names: Gehman, Johannes

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

Creation Place County: Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Image Dimensions Width: 14.2 cm
ShelfMark: FLP B-1057
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener


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