Conrad Otto (circa 1766-1857)
Henrich Otto (circa 1733-99)
Plate 13. Printed Taufschein with floral-and-bird borders at sides, free-drawn urn with vines and flowers at top, undulating brown ground at bottom with floral-and-vine motifs and winged angel head.
Dimensions in Inches
12 1/2 x 15 3/4
Watercolor and Ink on laid Paper
Drawn, Hand lettered
Heidelberg Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
floral, birds, flowers, tulips, angels
Christian Bauman, Henrich Scheffer, Eva, Catharina, Wilhelm Hendel, Alexander Schefer
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. 2:142-143. Shoemaker, Alfred L. Check List of Pennsylvania Dutch Printed Taufscheins. Lancaster, Pa.: Pennsylvania Dutch Folklore Center, 1952. 20.
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