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Published by Pochauna Publications in Kitchener, Ont .
Written in English


  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Pennsylvania German -- Ontario -- Waterloo (County),
  • Calligraphers -- Ontario -- Waterloo (County)

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Edition Notes

Statementby E. Reginald Good.
The Physical Object
Pagination[9] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18976402M
ISBN 100969063016

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Waterloo County Itinerant Fraktur Artists E Reginald Good 12 pp festival booklet for Mennonite Arts Festival 77 very good p/b $15 Penn German Folklore Society 40 th Anniversary Celebration Booklet Eldon Weber et al 28 page booklet with brief history and events of the PGFSO 92 new p/b $3 One Quilt Many Pieces: Reference Guide toFile Size: KB. ©Region of Waterloo: Fraktur design based on Family Register by Jacob Shoemacher in Joseph Schneider Bible, Artist Database WEBER, Anna Born Pennsylvania, United States, Died Waterloo County, Ontario, Biography synopsis As a woman fraktur artist, Anna Weber was an anomaly in her Pennsylvania-German Mennonite community. She arrived in Waterloo County in where her family began farming and her father was ordained as a minister. Fraktur by Anna Weber () donated to the Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario. From the Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario collection. See E. Reginald Good, Anna's art: the fraktur art of Anna Weber, a Waterloo County Mennonite artist, () for biographical information.

fraktur tunebook / songbook - attributed to isaac z. hunsicker - waterloo county $ usd; powerful and effective prayer - fraktur amulet - miniature folk art lords prayer - waterloo county - mennonite calligraphy $ cad; rare paper pattern for sampler or show towel - fraktur motifs - waterloo county mennonite $ cad. Weber was a prolific Fraktur artist in this region during the mid-to-late s. She came here as a child in with her family from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Three prayer books, written by hand, each containing many examples of Fraktur art. , , and late s. Women of Waterloo County. The creators of Women of Waterloo County - members of the Kitchener-Waterloo branch of the Canadian Federation of University Women--are justifiably proud of their substantial, well written and well designed book, pages in length and superbly illustrated withvalmost 90 historic photographs, contains original biographies of 33 individual women and two.

The fraktur art of Anna Weber, a Waterloo County Mennonite artist: Resources for feminist research/Documentation sur la recherche féministe: issue 8 () p Toronto, Dept. of Sociology of Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education: Good, Edgar Reginald: Anna's art, the fraktur art of Anna Weber, a Waterloo County Mennonite artist, “The itinerant American limner was usually an unidentified painter who roamed the countryside in search of commissions. For the most part these artists were untrained and lived hardscrabble lives, often trading sign painting, a small portrait, interior mural for a bushel of potatoes or a few g: Waterloo County. Samuel Gottschall, a Mennonite schoolmaster and fraktur artist, taught during the s in a schoolhouse built on land owned by his family in Franconia Township, Montgomery County. His dated fraktur were made between and ; most are dated or Samuel’s father, Jacob Gottschall, and brother Martin were also fraktur : Lisa Minardi. Frakturs were often made as gifts for friends and family in Mennonite households. This particular Fraktur is by artist Anna Weber from Waterloo County, Ontario. Anna Weber was known for her strong visual elements and use of motifs like the tree of life, birds and flowers. This Fraktur is dated , and is signed by the artist.