..."Fraktur" Mennonite artwork which celebrates the birth of Abraham Neff. It reads: "In the year of our Lord, December 7, 1802 ". Abraham was 10 years old when Michael Graybiel made the bellows for his father Peter Neff in 1812
to begin the Neff metal-working tradition. Abraham came form a Mennonite...
1801 Fraktur Bookplate
1793 A Fraktur bookplate done by Christian Honsberger in the year 1793.
1811 Fraktur Writing Exercise by the Wills Family.
1798 Fraktur Songbook by Johannes Kratz
1819 Fraktur Songbook by Jacob Moyer
1798 Abraham Hoch's Fraktur school work book, consisting mostly of mathematics.
1811 Fraktur songbook belonging to Jacob Moyer.
1790 A Fraktur writing exercise belonging to Samuel Moyer.
1780 Fraktur artwork created by Jacob Moyer. It is believed to be the oldest of its kind in Canada.
1804, Fraktur Bookplate by Magdalena Moyer. Legend in band reads: Give the heart to Jesus, in joy and in sorrow, in life and in death. That's the most important thing.
15 November 1798, A Fraktur birth note for Sarah Watts.
1816, A Fraktur bookplate created by Anna Hoch in 1816. Cream parchment with red, green, and blue ink floral design yellow-inked border.
1790 Fraktur Book Belonging to Maria Grosin
12 November 1788 Fraktur songbook belonging to Maria Grosin.
1804 This piece is said to be the first known Fraktur actually made in Canada. Earlier Frakturs were all brought into the country with the settlers from Pennsylvania, carefully packed away with the Bible and other precious family heirlooms.
1788 Fraktur pastoral or parental admonition, to newly baptized adults, belonging to Isaac Gross.
4th October 1789 A Fraktur poem created by Magdalena Bechtel.