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Object Name Drawing
Object ID # 2000.5.2 a
Other Name Reward of Merit
Creator Unknown
Place of Origin Hilltown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Date 1822
Dimensions H-3.25 W-3.25 inches
Description Small bird drawing, dated 1822, likely a school reward for Jacob Kolb [Kulp] (1799-1878; found in his New Testament) by an unknown schoolmaster; motifs: bird and flowers; colors: blue, red, light brown, dark brown.
Provenance Made (presumably) for Jacob C. Kulp (1799-1878) by an unknown schoolmaster; passed down in the Kulp-Moore family of the Blooming Glen Mennonite congregation.
Source Gift of Alverda Stoudt Moore
People Kulp, Jacob C., 1799-1878
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Notes on Related Objects Found in a German New Testament (Germantown: Billmeyer, 1819) that belonged to Jacob Kolb (1799-1878) of Hilltown Twp., Bucks Co., PA. This book also contains a fraktur bookplate dated 1825 (#2000.5.2).
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