Hand-drawn Taufschein with drawing of Adam and Eve, floral border with birds on sides copied from printed Taufscheine.
Dimensions in Inches
12 1/2 x 15
Dimensions in Centimeters
32 x 38
Watercolor and ink on laid paper
Drawn, Hand lettered
flowers, birds, religious, tulips, floral
Margretha Fetzberger, Johann, Elisabetha
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Ursinus College Library Special Collections and the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art
Pennsylvania Folklife Society
Margretha Fetzbergerin/Ist gebohren im Jahre 1778 Febry. 27th/Freÿtags Abends um 8 Uhr/Ihre Taufzeugen sind gewesen; nemlich/Johannes [U ?] [und] seine Frau Elisabetha
[within urn handles]: M. F. [probably for Margretha Fetzberger]
Adam in paradise
Eva in paradise
Margretha Fetzbergerin was born in the year 1778 February 27th Friday evening at 8 o’clock. Her baptismal sponsors were namely, Johannes [U ?] and his wife Elisabetha.
Minardi, Lisa. Roots: Ursinus College and the Pennsylvania Germans (Trappe, Pa.: Historic Trappe, 2019). p. 66, fig. 3.40.
fraktur, Pennsylvania German, Pennsylvania Dutch, folk art, illuminated manuscript, taufschein
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