Printed Taufschein with praying children at sides, butterflies in upper corners, floral and fruit motifs.
Dimensions in Inches
14 x 12 7/8
Watercolor and ink on laid paper
Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered
Print Shop Location
East Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
angels, flowers, butterflies, fruits
Johannes Zerger, Maria Paffly, O.S. Scheirer
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 Berman Museum of Art
Pennsylvania Folklife Society
Fraktur lettering, German script
Minardi, Lisa. Roots: Ursinus College and the Pennsylvania Germans (Trappe, Pa.: Historic Trappe, 2019), p. 73, fig. 3.47. 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. 3, p. 154. Shoemaker, Alfred L. Check List of Pennsylvania Dutch Printed Taufscheins. Lancaster, Pa.: Pennsylvania Dutch Folklore Center, 1952. 44.
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