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Accession Number

PAG1998.188

Creation Date

1840

Description

Printed blank Taufschein with angels in blue and red gowns at sides,birds in bottom corners, and religious scene at top center.

Dimensions in Inches

17 1/4 x 14

Materials

Watercolor and ink on paper

Technique

Drawn, Hand colored

Print Shop Location

Allentown, Pennsylvania

Category

Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts-und-Taufschein)

Motifs

birds, leaves, angels, clouds, religious

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 Berman Museum of Art

Provenance

Pennsylvania Folklife Society

Script/Text

Fraktur lettering, German script

Language

German

Comment

Adolph Sage learned printing from his father Heinrich B. Sage in Reading. From 1837-1841, Adolph printed a newspaper in Allentown. This is the only Taufschein edition known from his press.

Condition

Good

Bibliographical Reference

Stopp #78

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. 185.

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