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Scrivener

Francis D. Levan (died 1850)

Accession Number

PAG1998.217

Creation Date

1813

Description

Printed Taufscheinwith large central heart, smaller hearts in bottom corners, springing deer, birds, and floral spray motifs, colored in yellow, green, and red.

Dimensions in Inches

12 3/4 x 15

Materials

Watercolor and ink on laid paper

Technique

Drawn, Hand colored

Print Shop Location

Ephrata, Pennsylvania

Associated Places

Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Category

Writing exercise document (Vorschrift)

Motifs

hearts, leaves, birds, deers, tulips

Associated Names

Jacob Krick, Catharina, Bechtel, Mariana, W. Pauly, Maria Krick

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

Comment

Another Taufscheinof this edition, made for a Sussan May born February 24, 1843 to Jacob Krück and Catharina Bechle of Cumru Township, Berks County, is listed in Stopp, 2:213. In all likelihood this is for a sibling of the Mariana Krick whose certificate is pictured here. This Taufscheinform is identical to PAG1998.168.

Condition

Good

Bibliographical Reference

Stopp #273

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. 2, p. 213.

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