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Fraktur Drawing, Attributed to Eyre

Fraktur Drawing, Attributed to Eyre

Vorschrift-title page of a writing copy book.

The translation of the inscription reads: “This little writing book belongs to Georg Sager, writing student in the Vincent School in Chester County. Written out April 7th year 1789. Give Jesus thy heart, in joy and pain, in life and in death. This one thing is needful”.


Dimensions: 8" X 6 1/4"
Date / Circa: c. 1789
Maker / Origin: Probably Johann Adam Eyre, Chester Co.
Medium: Watercolor and ink on wove paper.

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