Wlm. Gross (active circa 1861-86)
Stencil Printshop Illuminator
Printed Taufschein with angels in profile facing outward at sides, pair of birds on vine in bottom corners, spread eagle with banner at top center, colored in blue, green, red, and yellow.
Dimensions in Inches
16 3/4 x 13 7/8
Watercolor and Ink on Paper
Drawn, Hand colored
Print Shop Location
Richmond Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania
Writing exercise document (Vorschrift)
angels, eagles, birds, leaves, clouds, laurels
Johannes Wiand, Anna Leibensperger, Mary Ida, Gramlich, Mary Zimmerman
Please contact the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College for permissions which fall outside of educational fair use.
Ursinus College Library Special Collections and the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art
Pennsylvania Folklife society
Fraktur lettering, German script
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. 1, p. 219.
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