Plate 69.Printed Taufschein with angels in profile on sides, cherub reclining on cloud at top, pair of birds in bottom corners.
Dimensions in Inches
16 1/4 x 13
Ink on Paper
Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered
Print Shop Location
Bethel Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania
birds, leaves, books, angels, clouds, horns
Heinrich Christ, Maria Wilhelm, Katharina, Handel, Conrath Christ, Marilis Christ
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. Stopp, Klaus. The Printed Birth and Baptismal Certificates of the German Americans. 6 vols. Mainz, Germany, and East Berlin, Pa.: privately published, 1997–99. 4:188.
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