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Accession Number

PAG1998.163

Creation Date

1809

Description

Print 92. Printed three-heart design with wavy floral-and-vine foliage at sides rising from smaller hearts in bottom corners, eagle motif at bottom of central heart, image of small children at top center.

Dimensions in Inches

12 1/4 x 15 1/2

Materials

Watercolor and ink on laid paper

Technique

Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

Print Shop Location

Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Associated Places

Pennsylvania

Motifs

floral, hearts

Associated Names

Christian Risser, Elisabetha Schowalter

Rights

Please contact the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College for permissions which fall outside of educational fair use.

Source

Ursinus College Library Special Collections and the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art

Provenance

Pennsylvania Folklife Society

Script/Text

Fraktur lettering, German script

Language

German

Comment

Because of the blank spaces left for the baptismal information and the surnames Risser and Showalter, which are usually Mennonite, this certificate was likely for a Mennonite child who was baptized at a later date.

Condition

Good

Bibliographical Reference

Stopp #438

Published

Minardi, Lisa. Roots: Ursinus College and the Pennsylvania Germans (Trappe, Pa.: Historic Trappe, 2019), pp. 43-114. Stopp, Klaus. The Printed Birth and Baptismal Certificates of the German Americans. 6 vols. Mainz, Germany, and East Berlin, Pa.: privately published, 1997–99. 3:139.

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