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Accession Number

PAG1998.194

Creation Date

1826

Description

Printed Taufschein with angels in profile at sides, single bird in lower corners, angel on cloud at top center.

Dimensions in Inches

16 x 13 1/4

Materials

Watercolor and ink on paper

Technique

Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

Print Shop Location

Allentown, Pennsylvania

Associated Places

North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

Category

Writing exercise document (Vorschrift)

Motifs

birds, angels, clouds, leaves, eagles

Associated Names

Christian Labach, Elisabeth Dech, Jacob Edelein, Jacob Edwein, Jacob Edwin, Gobrecht, Gotfrid Peter, Elisabeth Peter

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

The printed eagle with shield motif on the Taufschein below the central text is an interesting example of growing Pennsylvania German enthusiasm for nationalism in the early nineteenth century.

Condition

Good

Bibliographical Reference

Stopp #52

Published

Stopp, Klaus. The Printed Birth and Baptismal Certificates of the German Americans. 6 vols. Mainz, Germany, and East Berlin, Pa.: privately published, 1997–99. vol. 1, p. 162.

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