Drawing of a barn with inscription in the doorway, with a calf’s head peeking around door and three stars on gable end.
Dimensions in Inches
3 7/8 x 6 1/4
Watercolor and ink on laid paper
Drawn, Hand lettered
Bethel Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Swatara Township, Bethel Township Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Drawing or Reward of merit
barns, calfs, cows, stars, chimney, Christmas
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
Ach/HERR, du/Schöpfer aller/Ding, wie bist/du worden so/gering, daß Du/da lagst auf dür-/rem Gras, da-/von ein Rind/und Esel aß.
Oh LORD, you Creator of all things, how did you become so humble, that you lay on dry grass of which a cow and donkey ate? Verso: Michael Kohr
Minardi, Lisa. Roots: Ursinus College and the Pennsylvania Germans (Trappe, Pa.: Historic Trappe, 2019). p. 92, fig. 3.66.
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