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Martin Wetzler (active circa 1854-88)

Accession Number

PAG1998.198

Date Range

1851-1857

Description

Plate 43.Printed Taufschein with angels in profile facing outward, pair of birds in bottom corners, spread eagle with banner at top center.

Dimensions in Inches

18 x 13 3/4

Materials

Watercolor and Ink on Paper

Technique

Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

Print Shop Location

Allentown, Pennsylvania

Associated Places

West Penn Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Motifs

birds, eagles, angels, clouds, leaves

Associated Names

Adam Miller, Eva Henninger, Ester, Diefenbach, Christoffel Hartung, Catharina Hartung, Johann Zulch, Samuel Konig, Schafer

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

Condition

Good

Bibliographical Reference

Stopp #94.5

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. 1:202.

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