Daniel Otto (circa 1770-1822)
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
Watercolor and Ink on laid Paper
Drawn, Hand lettered
Print Shop Location
Ephrata Cloister, Pennsylvania
Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
birds, wings, tulips, flowers, floral
Ludwig Gluck, Barbara Durkes, Michael, Ludwig Lupp, Johannes Handshu, Susanna Handshu
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. 2:166. Shoemaker, Alfred L. Check List of Pennsylvania Dutch Printed Taufscheins. Lancaster, Pa.: Pennsylvania Dutch Folklore Center, 1952. 8
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