Footed Letter Scrivener (active circa 1843-60)
Printed Taufschein with angels facing forward at sides, pair of birds on branch in bottom corners, cherub on cloud at top center, open Bible at lower center.
Dimensions in Inches
16 1/2 x 13
Ink on Paper
Drawn, Hand lettered
Print Shop Location
Heidelberg Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts-und-Taufschein)
angels, clouds, birds, laurels
Daniel Peter, Catharina Metzger, Benjamin, J. Dubs, Nathan Peter, Elisabeth Peter
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. 4, p. 216.
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