Francis Portzline (1771-1857)
Plate 20. Circle of small red, black, and yellow hearts at top center, red birds with red and yellow checkered wings at top, black birds with red and yellow checkered wings at bottom, two overlapping hearts at bottom center of large central heart.
Dimensions in Inches
9 1/2 x 11 1/2
Watercolor and ink on laid paper
Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered
Juniata, Perry and Union Counties, Pennsylvania, York, Pennsylvania
hearts, stars, birds, laurel
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Ursinus College Library Special Collections and the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art
Pennsylvania Folklife Society
Fraktur lettering, English cursive
Certificate of birth & Christning On the day of in the year of our Lord/ a was born to thes two Parents/ and his wife, before/marriage Miss this child was born in/ township, in the County of ______/and State of Pennsylvania and was baptised by/minister and received the name/ofon the day of/ in the year of our Lord witness present to holy act of baptism
Poor - torn
Minardi, Lisa. Roots: Ursinus College and the Pennsylvania Germans (Trappe, Pa.: Historic Trappe, 2019), pp. 43-114.
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