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
Ink on paper
Print Shop Location
Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts-und-Taufschein)
angels, flowers, religious
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Fraktur lettering, English script
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.
Stopp #524, Variant
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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