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Accession Number

PAG1998.187

Creation Date

1855

Description

Printed blank Taufschein with red, yellow, and blue scroll and foliage border,scenes of marriage, birth, baptism, and death at sides clockwise beginning at left.

Dimensions in Inches

15 1/4 x 10 3/8

Materials

Ink on paper

Technique

Drawn

Print Shop Location

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Associated Places

Philadelphia

Category

Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts-und-Taufschein)

Motifs

angels, flowers, 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, English script

Language

English

Transcription

Certificate of Birth & Baptism. To these two Parents, as and his Wife, a daughter of was born a on the day of in the year/of our Lord 18. This child was born in County, in the State of in North America; was baptized on the day of 18 . by the Rev. and received/the name of Witnesses present at the Act of Baptism: [Lower right] H. SEBALD, sc. For sale by IG Kohler, No. 104 North Fourth Street, Philadelphia./Entered according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1855, by IG KOHLER,/in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Condition

Good

Bibliographical Reference

Stopp #524, Variant

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. 3, p. 235.

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