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Accession Number

PAG1998.224

Creation Date

1854

Date Range

1841-1845

Description

Printed Taufscheinwith images of Faith and Hope at sides, lady with piano at top center, bird on branch in bottom corners, scalloped border.

Dimensions in Inches

15 3/4 x 13

Materials

Watercolor and ink on paper

Technique

Drawn, Hand lettered

Print Shop Location

Pottsville, Pennsylvania

Associated Places

Pottsville, Wayne Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Category

Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts-und-Taufschein)

Motifs

birds, laurel wreaths, pianos, hearts, eagles

Associated Names

Daniel Faust, Ruffina Werner, Rosina Werner, Rebecca-Eva, Meier

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

The image of Love or Charity, the third virtue, at the top has been replaced by a lady playing a piano, which Bertram began using around 1840 in an English edition and continued using until about 1855, with the exception of two editions in which she was replaced by the American eagle.

Condition

Good

Bibliographical Reference

Stopp #573

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. 4, pp. 14, 25.

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