Religious text with red and blue scalloped border, with yellow accents in between scallops.
Dimensions in Inches
3 1/4 x 4
Dimensions in Centimeters
8 x 10
Watercolor and ink on laid paper
Drawn, Hand lettered
Bethel Township, Lebanon County, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
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Ursinus College Library Special Collections and the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art
Pennsylvania Folklife Society
Fraktur lettering, German script
Ey nün, wahres SeelenLicht!/Komm herein, und säume nicht!/Komm herein, Jesülein, Leucht/in meines Herzensschrein.
Now at last, true light of the soul! Enter herein, and do not hesitate! Enter herein, little Jesus, light in the shrine of my heart.
Minardi, Lisa. Roots: Ursinus College and the Pennsylvania Germans (Trappe, Pa.: Historic Trappe, 2019). p. 93, fig. 3.67.
fraktur, Pennsylvania German, Pennsylvania Dutch, folk art, illuminated manuscript, religious text
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