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Martin Brechall (circa 1757-1831)

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Martin Brechall (circa 1757-1831)

Accession Number

PAG1998.231

Creation Date

1814

Date Range

1814

Description

Printed Taufscheinwith red, black, and yellow floral designs at top and sides, signed in lower right corner.

Dimensions in Inches

8 x 12 3/8

Materials

Watercolor and ink on laid paper

Technique

Drawn, Hand lettered

Print Shop Location

Easton, Pennsylvania

Associated Places

Easton, Brunswick Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Category

Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts-und-Taufschein)

Motifs

flowers, tulips

Associated Names

Johannes Alspach, Magdalena Heiser, Rebecca, Philip Mayer, Daniel Hummel, Elisabeth Hummel, Rebecca Buffington, D.E. Pflueger

Rights

Please contact the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College for permissions which fall outside of educational fair use.

Source

Ursinus College Library Special Collections and the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art

Provenance

Pennsylvania Folklife Society

Script/Text

Fraktur lettering, German script

Language

German

Comment

Martin Brechall ordered this printed form made for his own use, with plenty of empty space to decorate at the sides and top. Stopp, 2:80; Shoemaker, Check List, 6.

Condition

Good

Bibliographical Reference

Stopp #219

Published

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. 80. Shoemaker, Alfred L. Check List of Pennsylvania Dutch Printed Taufscheins. Lancaster, Pa.: Pennsylvania Dutch Folklore Center, 1952. 6.

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