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Friederich Speyer (active circa 1781-1803)

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Friederich Speyer (active circa 1781-1803)

Accession Number

PAG1998.155

Creation Date

1792

Description

Plate 24. Printed Taufschein with floral-and-bird borders at sides, printed angel head at top center, flanked by colorful floral sprays.

Dimensions in Inches

13 1/8 x 16

Materials

Watercolor and Ink on laid Paper

Technique

Drawn, Hand lettered

Print Shop Location

Ephrata Cloister, Pennsylvania?

Associated Places

Heidelberg Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

Motifs

birds, parrots, angels, tulips, flowers, floral

Associated Names

Michael Muller, Margretha Stumpp, Johan Georg, Willhelm Hendel, Valendin Lauderschlager, Magdalena Lauderschlager, Lautenschlager

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

Speyer ignored the printed spaces in this certificate and filled in information in the wrong places, leading to a rough translation in the beginning.

Condition

Good

Bibliographical Reference

Stopp #251

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. 2:168. Shoemaker, Alfred L. Check List of Pennsylvania Dutch Printed Taufscheins. Lancaster, Pa.: Pennsylvania Dutch Folklore Center, 1952. 16.

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