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Gottlieb Schmid (active circa 1845-63)

Accession Number

PAG1998.219

Date Range

1852-1854

Description

Printed Taufschein with angels at sides facing forward, pair of birds on-branch in bottom corners, cherub on cloud at top center

Dimensions in Inches

17 x 13 3/4

Materials

Ink on Paper

Technique

Drawn, Hand colored

Print Shop Location

Reading, Pennsylvania

Associated Places

Maxatawny Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Category

Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts-und-Taufschein)

Motifs

angels, birds, horns, laurel, leaves, books

Associated Names

Carl Old, Maria Heckmann, Daniel, Knoske

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

Bibliographical Reference

Stopp #697

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. 217.

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