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Footed Letter Scrivener (active circa 1843-60)

Accession Number

PAG1998.222

Date Range

1843-1844

Description

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

Materials

Ink on Paper

Technique

Drawn, Hand lettered

Print Shop Location

Reading, Pennsylvania

Associated Places

Heidelberg Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

Category

Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts-und-Taufschein)

Motifs

angels, clouds, birds, laurels

Associated Names

Daniel Peter, Catharina Metzger, Benjamin, J. Dubs, Nathan Peter, Elisabeth Peter

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

Condition

Good

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, p. 216.

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