Garden Border Artist (active circa 1808-32)
Plate 99. Bookplate made for a Bible with red and green floral border framed in blue, scalloped pen and ink decoration inside of border.
Dimensions in Inches
9 x 6 5/8
Watercolor and ink on woven paper
Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered
Please contact the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College for permissions which fall outside of educational fair use.
Ursinus College Library Special Collections and the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art
Pennsylvania Folklife Society
Fraktur lettering, German script
Earnest, Corinne and Russell. Papers for Birth Dayes: A Guide to the Fraktur Artists and Scriveners, 2nd edition, 2 vols. (East Berlin, Pa.: Russell D. Earnest Associates, 1997). Vol. 2, 300, and The Pennsylvania German Fraktur of the Free Library of Philadelphia (Breinigsville, PA: The Pennsylvania German Society, 1976). Vol. 2, plates 129, 778, 779. Minardi, Lisa. Roots: Ursinus College and the Pennsylvania Germans (Trappe, Pa.: Historic Trappe, 2019), pp. 43-114.
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