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Daniel Otto (circa 1770-1822)

Accession Number

PAG1998.154

Date Range

1790-1792

Description

Plate 16. Printed Taufschein with floral-and-bird borders at sides, Ephrata printed angel head at top center flanked by free-drawn yellow globular flowers highlighted with red.

Dimensions in Inches

12 3/4 x 15 3/8

Materials

Watercolor and Ink on laid Paper

Technique

Drawn, Hand lettered

Print Shop Location

Ephrata Cloister, Pennsylvania

Associated Places

Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

Motifs

birds, wings, tulips, flowers, floral

Associated Names

Ludwig Gluck, Barbara Durkes, Michael, Ludwig Lupp, Johannes Handshu, Susanna Handshu

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

Daniel Otto was the son of major fraktur artist Henrich Otto. Daniel’s fraktur is distinguished by his frequent use of red and yellow and his hand-drawn two petaled tulips.

Condition

Good

Bibliographical Reference

Stopp #250.2

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. 2:166. Shoemaker, Alfred L. Check List of Pennsylvania Dutch Printed Taufscheins. Lancaster, Pa.: Pennsylvania Dutch Folklore Center, 1952. 8

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