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Object Name Manuscript, Decorated
Object ID # 2006.26.36
Creator Bower, Henry S., 1836-1909 (attributed)
Place of Origin Coventry Township, Chester County, PA
Date 1855
Material Paper
Dimensions H-8 L-12.5 inches
Description Manuscript with hymn text in English, dated 1855, by Henry S. Bower. First verse of text reads: "See the royal banners flying, Hear the herald loudly crying. Rebel sinners royal favour, now is offered by the Saviour."
Source Gift of Mary Jane Lederach Hershey & Hiram Hershey
Related Publications Hershey, Mary Jane Lederach. "Hidden Treasures in the Mennonite Heritage Center Fraktur Collection". Der Reggeboge 46:2 (2012), pp. 26-29.
People Bower, Henry S., 1836-1909
Collection Fraktur