1957.1223 A Fraktur, B Frame, view 1
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Fraktur (Writing sample)

  • Title:

    Writing specimen (Vorschrift)

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Place of Origin:

    Bucks or Montgomery, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1790-1820

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.1223 A


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Object Number

1957.1223 A

Object Name

Fraktur (Writing sample)

Title

Writing specimen (Vorschrift)

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Bucks or Montgomery, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Origin is southeastern Pennsylvania, probably Bucks or Montgomery County. Most likely made by a Mennonite artist.

Date

1790-1820

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

Dimensions (inches)

6.375 (H) , 12.5 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

16.192 (H) , 31.75 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements by sight, in frame. Chain intervals and laid lines per cm not measured. No conservation file.

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Amsler, Cory M. 2001 Bucks County Fraktur.
See related examples.
[Book] Hershey, Mary Jane Lederach. 2003 This Teaching I Present: Fraktur from the Skippack and Salford Mennonite Meetinghouse Schools, 1747-1836.
For related examples, see pp. 98-104 especially.