Gottlieb Schmid (active circa 1845-63)
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
Ink on Paper
Drawn, Hand colored
Print Shop Location
Maxatawny Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania
Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts-und-Taufschein)
angels, birds, horns, laurel, leaves, books
Carl Old, Maria Heckmann, Daniel, Knoske
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. 217.
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