John Van Minian (active circa 1805-42)
Profile drawing of woman in black dress with sheer neckerchief, holding a tulip, large yellow and red tulips at sides with red diamond and black border.
Dimensions in Inches
9 3/4 x 7 3/4
Dimensions in Centimeters
25 x 20
Watercolor and ink on wove paper
Drawn, Hand lettered
Limerick Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Birth certificate (Geburtschein)
tulips, flowers, women
Jacob Slichter, Rosanna, Esther Slichter
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Pennsylvania Folklife Society
Then said the lord to moses/thou art a getting old I sent to thee/young Joshua for he is fierce and/Bold he shall Convey my Children/over Jordans waving ford into the/land of Jericho according to my/word.
Esther Slichter daughter of Jacob and/Rosanna, She was born on the 19 day of/November in the year, 1822./Limerick township Montgomery County Pennsylvania
Minardi, Lisa. Roots: Ursinus College and the Pennsylvania Germans (Trappe, Pa.: Historic Trappe, 2019). p. 85, fig. 3.59. Earnest, Russell D., and Corinne P. Earnest.Papers for Birth Dayes: Guide to the Fraktur Artists and Scriveners. Rev. ed. 2 vols. (East Berlin, Pa.: R. D. Earnest Associates, 1997). vol. 2, p.177. Hollander, Stacy C. American Radiance: The Ralph Esmerian Gift to the American Folk Art Museum. (New York: American Folk Art Museum in association with Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2001). 219.
fraktur, Pennsylvania German, Pennsylvania Dutch, folk art, illuminated manuscript, taufschein
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