Friederich Spayer (active circa 1781-1803)
Printed three-heart design with stamped decorations of man and woman in period dress flanking central heart.
Dimensions in Inches
12 3/4 x 16
Dimensions in Centimeters
32 x 41
Watercolor and ink on laid paper
Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered
Print Shop Location
Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania
Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts-und-Taufschein)
floral, flowers, tulips, birds, hearts, men, women
Peter Ruth, Anna Margret Schafer, Magtalena, Johannes Harman, Juliana Schafer
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
Stopp # 624.2
Boyer, Walter. “The Meaning of Human Figures in Pennsylvania Dutch Folk Art.” Pennsylvania Folklife 11, no. 2 (Fall 1960). p. 14. Minardi, Lisa. Roots: Ursinus College and the Pennsylvania Germans (Trappe, Pa.: Historic Trappe, 2019). p. 76, fig. 3.50. Stopp, Klaus. The Printed Birth and Baptismal Certificates of the German Americans. 6 vols. (Mainz, Germany, and East Berlin, Pa.: privately published, 1997–99). vol. 4, pp. 102-103 illustrated.
fraktur, Pennsylvania German, Pennsylvania Dutch, folk art, illuminated manuscript, taufschein
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