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Item No: frkb00120a    Title:  Bookplate (Bücherzeichen) for Johann Wittmer    Category:  Bookplate (Bücherzeichen)    Creators:   Decorator: Heinrich Keyser (active c. 1810-1856)   Scrivener: Heinrich Keyser (active c. 1810-1856)    Creation Place:   Town/Township: Manheim   County: Lancaster   State/Province: Pennsylvania   Note: Based on inscription on document    Creation Date: 1831

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PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL, dated 1797   Fraktur   Centering a red and green sawtooth roundel inscribed, XX, below an angel figure bearing a banner dated 1797, the whole flanked by scrolling foliate vines, all above two stlylized red and green birds  watercolor and ink on paper

PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL, dated 1797 Fraktur Centering a red and green sawtooth roundel inscribed, XX, below an angel figure bearing a banner dated 1797, the whole flanked by scrolling foliate vines, all above two stlylized red and green birds watercolor and ink on paper

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Fraktur are colorful documents made by Pennsylvania Germans who lived in rural parts of southeastern Pennsylvania and the surrounding region during the and Most fraktur are personal records, such as birth and baptismal certificates.

Fraktur

"George Washington" So-called 'fraktur' drawing. Done by Pennsylvania German artists in a style reminiscent of medieval illuminated manuscript art…

Johann Adam Eyer American, 1755–1837, active c. 1779–1820 Cover for a Book of Copy Models (Vorschriften-Büchlein)  1784 Watercolor, pen and iron gall ink, and pen and red watercolor on laid paper 8 1/8 x 6 7/16 in. (20.6 x 16.4 cm) BF936 Image © 2013 The Barnes Foundation

Johann Adam Eyer American, active c. Cover for a Book of Copy Models (Vorschriften-Büchlein) 1784 Watercolor, pen and iron gall ink, and pen and red watercolor on laid paper 8 x 6 in. x cm) Image © 2013 The Barnes Foundation

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