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Accession Number

PAG1998.200

Creation Date

1809

Description

Plate 90.Printed Taufschein with three-heart design, floral-and-vine motif, pair of birds below point of central heart, colored in red

Dimensions in Inches

13 1/8 x 16 1/8

Materials

Watercolor and Ink on laid paper

Technique

Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

Print Shop Location

Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Associated Places

Pennsylvania

Motifs

floral, flowers, hearts

Associated Names

Frantz Beecke, Catharina Wertz, Rebeka, Philip Lang, Christina Lang, Frantz Beck, Frantz Becker

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 Taufschein has the state of Pennsylvania printed in; it is surprising how often this is not the case. Although this scrivener is unknown, he used a distinctive pattern of small dots around the letters that should help identify other works by his hand.

Condition

Good

Bibliographical Reference

Stopp #440

Published

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. 3:140. Shoemaker, Alfred L. Check List of Pennsylvania Dutch Printed Taufscheins. Lancaster, Pa.: Pennsylvania Dutch Folklore Center, 1952. 36.

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