Conrad Otto (circa 1766-1857)
Color-printed Taufschein in red and yellow with angels in profile at sides, pair of birds on vine in bottom corners, spread eagle at top center.
Dimensions in Inches
16 3/8 x 12 7/8
Ink on Paper
Drawn, Hand colored
Print Shop Location
Jackson Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts-und-Taufschein)
eagles, birds, angels, clouds, leaves, flowers, baskets
Jacob Seiler, Elisabeth, John Ebrecht, Wiliam, William, Ruethelf Diner, Rudolph Dunger
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
Minardi, Lisa. "From Millbach to Mahantongo: Frakture and Furniture of the Pennsylvania Germans," American Furniture, ed. Luke Beckerdite (Lebanon, New Hampshire, Chipstone Foundation, 2011), 75. Minardi, Lisa. Roots: Ursinus College and the Pennsylvania Germans (Trappe, PA.: Historic Trappe, 2019). p. 72, fig. 3.46. 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. 3, pp. 43, 70.
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