Rudolph Heinrich Ottomar Grossmann (active circa 1850-87)
Color printed Taufschein with scenes of marriage, birth, baptism, and mourning at sides, clockwise from left.
Dimensions in Inches
15 1/2 x 10 3/4
Dimensions in Centimeters
39 x 27
Watercolor and ink on paper
Drawn, Hand colored
Print Shop Location
Ruscombmanor Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania
Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts-und-Taufschein)
angels, clouds, flowers, religious
Israel Busch, Emilie Haas, Sahra Catharina, Hinterleiter
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Ursinus College Library Special Collections and the Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art
Pennsylvania Folklife Society
Fraktur lettering, German script
Geburts-und Taufschein./Den beiden Ehegatten, als:/Israel Busch und/seiner ehelichen Hausfrau Emilie/eine geborne Haas ist ein Kind zur/Welt geboren den 11 ten Julÿ im Jahre/unsers Herrn 18587. Dieses Kind wurde geboren in Ruscomännor Tspt./Berks County,/im Staate Pennsÿlvania in Nordamerika,/und wurde getauft mit dem Namen Sahra Catha/rina am 21 ten October/im Jahre unsers Herrn 1857 von Herrn Hinterleiter/Die Taufzeugen waren: Die Eltern
[lower right] H. SEBALD. sc.
Zu verkaufen bei Ig. Kohler, No. 104 Nord Vierte Straße, Philadelphia
Birth and Baptismal Certificate. To these spouses, Israel Busch and his legal wife Emilie a born Haas is a child to the world born the 11th day of July in the year of our Lord 18587. This child was born in Ruscombmanor Township in Berks County in the state of Pennsylvania in North America, and was baptized with the name Sahra Catharina on the 21st of October in the year of our Lord 1857 by Mister Hinterleiter. The baptismal sponsors were the parents.
For sale by Ig[naz] Kohler, No. 104 North Fourth Street, Philadelphia.
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, p. 227.
fraktur, Pennsylvania German, Pennsylvania Dutch, folk art, illuminated manuscript, taufschein
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