Title

Bookplate

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Accession Number

PAG2002.0135

Date Range

1790-1815

Description

Right-half of a double bookplate with delicate flowering vine at right side, black diamond border at bottom, green, red, and yellow floral designs.

Dimensions in Inches

5 5/8 x 3 3/4

Materials

Watercolor and ink on laid paper

Technique

Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

Associated Places

Bucks County, Montgomery County, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Category

Bookplate

Motifs

stars, flowers

Rights

Please contact the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College for permissions which fall outside of educational fair use.

Source

Ursinus College Library Special Collections and the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art

Provenance

Pennsylvania Folklife Society

Script/Text

Fraktur lettering, German script

Language

German

Transcription

[ Gesa]ng Büchlein/Mir/[ ]ana [ or ann]/[ ]otern

Translation

[This] little song book [belongs] to me, [?]

Comment

This bookplate was most likely made for a Mennonite hymnal based on the size. The plate has a second blank page attached behind it.

Condition

Poor- fragment

File Format

.jpeg

Type

image

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Rights Statement

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