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Item No: frk00662
Drawing (Man with Tulips)
Note: Based on design characteristics
Physical Description: Leaf
Dimensions: 21.1 cm x 12.6 cm
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Media Type: Drawings
Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. In the center of the document is a walking man wearing breeches, a red tailcoat, and hat. He is smoking a long pipe and carrying a walking stick in one hand. He is flanked by two tall tulips. The text within a rectangular frame is beneath him. The entire document is framed by a decorative border.
Wie sich Ein Wanders=Mann söhnt \ schritt um schritt fort zu Eilen \ Also Will ich in der lehr, \ Zu zu nehmen nicht verweilen
As a traveller strives to hurry forth step by step, so will I not wait to increase my knowledge.
Henry S. Borneman
Cory M. Amsler, ed., Bucks County Fraktur (Kutztown, Pa.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1999).
Weiser Number: 137
Rare Book Department