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Accession Number

PAG1998.225

Creation Date

1845

Date Range

1841-1845

Description

PrintedTaufscheinwith angels in profile at sides, single pair of birds in bottom center, small angels at top center.

Dimensions in Inches

16 1/4 x 13

Materials

Watercolor and ink on paper

Technique

Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

Print Shop Location

St. John's Church, Howertown, Pennsylvania

Associated Places

Howertown, Plainfield Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania

Category

Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts-und-Taufschein)

Motifs

birds, angels, floral, hearts

Associated Names

George Sandt, Rebecka Happel, Thomas, Fuchs, John Dreisbach

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

German script

Language

German

Comment

Samuel Siegfried moved his printing business from Millgrove in 1834 to Bath, and then on to Howertown in 1841. In Howertown, he was an organist at St. John’s Church, which he included as his address on his printed Taufscheinesuch as this one. About 1845 he sold his printing business to John Dreisbach. Stopp, 3:110.

Condition

Good

Bibliographical Reference

Stopp #412

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. 3, p. 110 illustrated.

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