In your Youth (In deiner Jugend)

In your Youth (In deiner Jugend)

Item Info

Item No: frk01102
Title: In your Youth (In deiner Jugend)
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 873
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

In deiner iugend sollt du \ dich Zur arbeit halten fleißiglich \ Hernach gar schwer die Arbeit ist wann \ du zum alter kommen bist 1816


In your youth you shall work diligently. Later the work is very difficult when you reach old age. 1816.

Category: Religious Text
Media Type: Cutwork
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered; cutwork. The text in Fraktur within a circle is in the center of the document. It is surrounded by intricately cut floral motifs, including flowers and leaves. A bird is in each corner.

Associated Names: Faber, Wilhelmus Antonius

"Wilhelmus Antonius Faber"  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. 264-265.

Creation Place State/Province: Creation Place Note:Based on artist's location

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1816
Image Dimensions Width: 34.2 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1102
Creator Name: [Wilhelmus Antonius Faber (active c. 1790-1820)] - Decorator
[Wilhelmus Antonius Faber (active c. 1790-1820)] - Scrivener

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