Plate 52. Printed Taufschein with delicate floral border surrounding main text, small heart at the top center with verse.
Dimensions in Inches
7 7/8 x 9
Watercolor and ink on laid paper
Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered
Print Shop Location
Bethlehem or Hecktown, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
Weisenberg, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
Casper Bauer, A. Maria Hoffman, Suanna, Susanna, Ludwig Scherdel, Jacob Klein, Sussanna Bauer
Please contact the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College for permissions which fall outside of educational fair use.
Ursinus College Library Special Collections and the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art
Pennsylvania Folklife Society
Fraktur lettering, German script
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. 1:146-147. Shoemaker, Alfred L. Check List of Pennsylvania Dutch Printed Taufscheins. Lancaster, Pa.: Pennsylvania Dutch Folklore Center, 1952. 28
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