Printed blank Taufschein with fruit and angels.
Dimensions in Inches
9 1/2 x 7 1/2
Dimensions in Centimeters
24 x 19
Watercolor and ink on paper
Print Shop Location
Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts-und-Taufschein)
angels, harps, fruit, horns, flowers, papayas
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Ursinus College Library Special Collections and the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art
Pennsylvania Folklife Society
Certificate of Birth and Baptism.
A of / and wife a of /was born on the day of in the year of our Lord,/18 in , in the county of ,/in the state of in North America; and was bap-/tised on the day of in the year of our Lord ,/by the Rev. Mr. /H Sponsors were
Printed and for sale by Henry Ruby, Main Street, CHAMBERSBURG-1827
Stopp, Klaus. The Printed Birth and Baptismal Certificates of the German Americans. 6 vols. (Mainz, Germany, and East Berlin, Pa.: privately published, 1997–99). vol. 2, p. 72.
fraktur, Pennsylvania German, Pennsylvania Dutch, folk art, illuminated manuscript, taufschein
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