Writing Exercise (Vorschrift) for Abraham Landes

Writing Exercise (Vorschrift) for Abraham Landes

Item Info

Item No: frk00716v
Title: Writing Exercise (Vorschrift) for Abraham Landes
Creation Date: 5/25/1780
Scripts/Text: German script
Language: German
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; ink

[intentionally not transcribed]

Category: Writing Exercise (Vorschrift)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-lettered. This is the inside back cover of a writing exercise booklet (Vorschriftenbüchlein), the front of which is FLP 716. The religious text serves as typical example of the writing exercises that students completed. Such booklets were typically produced by the Mennonite school system.

Associated Names: Landes, Abraham
Provenance: Levi E. Yoder


"Johann Adam Eyer" 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. 256-260.

Don S. Yoder, "Fraktur in Mennonite Culture," The Mennonite Quarterly Review 48, no. 3 (July 1974): 305-342; published as fig. 5.

Frederick S. Weiser, “I A E S D: The Story of Johann Adam Eyer, Schoolmaster and Fraktur Artist,” in Ebbes fer Alle-Ebber, Ebbes fer Dich: Something for Everyone—Something for You (Breinigsville, Pa.: The Pennsylvania German Society, 1980).

Creation Place Town/Township: Creation Place Note:Based on inscription on document

Image Dimensions Width: 21.2 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 716
Creator Name: [Johann Adam Eyer (1755-1837)] - Scrivener

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