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Adam and Eve ballad, Tree of Knowledge, broadsides, Schneider and Meyers, engravings, Heinrich B. Sage, Samuel Baumann, Lancaster, Reading, Ephrata, Philadelphia


This series of five photographs of woodcut engravings depicts Adam and Eve in Paradise along with the serpent and Tree of Knowledge. The engravings originally accompanied ballad broadsides printed by various firms including Schneider and Meyers, Heinrich B. Sage, Samuel Bauman, M. Dahlem and H. W. Villee. These photograph reproductions were used by Alfred Shoemaker in the production of an article for The Pennsylvania Dutchman and contain his notations on the reverse of the photos.

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These items were used in the production of an article appearing in The Pennsylvania Dutchman, Volume 4, Number 6 (October 1952).


English and German

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Series of Adam and Eve in Paradise Engravings



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