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Unknown

Decorator

Stencil Printshop Illuminator

Accession Number

PAG1998.207

Creation Date

1848

Description

Taufschein with angels in profile at sides, pair of birds in bottom corners, spread eagle with banner at top center.

Dimensions in Inches

16 7/8 x 14

Materials

Watercolor and Ink on Paper

Technique

Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

Print Shop Location

Allentown, Pennsylvania

Associated Places

Upper Milford Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

Motifs

birds, angels, clouds, leaves

Associated Names

Henrich Mohr, Louisa Kern, Daniel

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 German Museum of Art

Provenance

Pennsylvania Folklife Society

Script/Text

Fraktur lettering, German script

Language

German

Comment

This certificate may have been prepared for a Mennonite family. The surname Mohr is often a Mennonite name in the Lehigh County area. The baptism information was left blank and the words “ist getauft” (was baptized) were neatly crossed out. This Taufschein is the same edition as PAG1998.212

Condition

Good

Bibliographical Reference

Stopp #90

File Format

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