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Photos are not to scale, but some photos with a ruler: Here
Frederick Harer, 1879-1949
Frederick Harer signature on a frame on a Daniel Garber painting.
Frederick Harer signed
his frames as works of art.
The Lumberville Bridge
Danial Garber, Frederick Harer, frame.
South Bend Museum of Art
Harer was one of the founders of the Bucks County school of frame making. Here, he uses a form of sgraffito to punch and incise decorative patterns into the surface. He was also a painter and sculptor.