I have long had an interest in fraktur and have been doing fraktur type decoration on various objects, but I recently decided to try my hand at real fraktur documents. I started with bookmarks and bookplates as I needed something appropriate for my hand bound, leather covered 1733 New Testament from the Bible Man. The bookmarks are all hand drawn, hand inked, and hand colored, on 3" x 5" cold press watercolor paper. They are little works of German folk art.
Copy and photos supplied by Mark Elliott.