Postcard - ‘My beloved is like a gazelle’.
'My beloved is like a gazelle or a young stag. Look! There he stands behind our wall, gazing through the windows, peering through the lattice.' Song of Songs 2:9. From Melchior Mattsperger, Die geistliche Hertzens-Einbildungen, 1699. Images like this one were used as card games in pietistic circles.
There is a brief explanation of the image on the reverse of the card.
Size: 105x150 mm
© EFM/Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica Collection