Footed Letter Scrivener (active circa 1843-60)
Pattern Gown Printshop Illuminator
Taufschein with angels in profile facing outward at sides, pair of birds in bottom corners, spread eagle with banner at top center.
Dimensions in Inches
18 1/8 x 13 7/8
Watercolor and Ink on Paper
Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered
Print Shop Location
Longswamp Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania
birds, flowers, clouds, angels
William Hamscher, Angelina Fenstermacher, James Asger, James Oscar, C. Herman, Gideon Kaercher, Esther Kaercher
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 German Museum of Art
Pennsylvania Folklife Society
Fraktur lettering, German script
Minardi, Lisa. Roots: Ursinus College and the Pennsylvania Germans (Trappe, Pa.: Historic Trappe, 2019), pp. 43-114.
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