1961.1128 A Fraktur, B Frame, view 1
  • 1961.1128 A Fraktur, B Frame, view 1
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Fraktur (Drawing)

  • Title:

    Reward ("The Diligent Pupil")

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Place of Origin:

    Saucon Township, Northampton or Lehigh, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1775-1825

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

  • Museum Object Number:

    1961.1128 A


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Object Number

1961.1128 A

Object Name

Fraktur (Drawing)

Title

Reward ("The Diligent Pupil")

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Saucon Township, Northampton or Lehigh, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Saucon Township was divided into Upper Saucon Township (Lehigh County) and Lower Saucon Township (Northampton County).

Date

1775-1825

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

Dimensions (inches)

4 (H) , 2.3 (W) , 3.9 (Image H) , 2.24 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

10.2 (H) , 5.9 (W) , 3.9 (Image H) , 2.24 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at upper third. Image measurements by sight, in frame; not in conservation files. Image H and W overall. Chain intervals: 2.6 cm; 10 laid lines per cm.

Watermark

none

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Hershey, Mary Jane Lederach. 2003 This Teaching I Present: Fraktur from the Skippack and Salford Mennonite Meetinghouse Schools, 1747-1836.
On the use of small fraktur as rewards, see p. 31.