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William Otto (1761-1841)

Decorator

William Otto (1761-1841)

Accession Number

PAG1998.181

Creation Date

1828

Description

Plate 49. Printed Taufschein in vertical format with images of the three virtues at sides and top, small figure of lady playing piano at bottom center, brightly colored in red, yellow, green, and blue.

Dimensions in Inches

14 1/2 x 12 1/4

Materials

Watercolor and ink on paper

Technique

Drawn, Hand lettered

Print Shop Location

Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania

Associated Places

Lower Mahantongo Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Motifs

birds, flowers, piano, leaves, warriors, angels

Associated Names

Henrich Borcker, Catharina Minnig, Eyster, Jacob Artz, Catharina Artz

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

Condition

Good

Bibliographical Reference

Stopp #496

Published

Minardi, Lisa. Roots: Ursinus College and the Pennsylvania Germans (Trappe, Pa.: Historic Trappe, 2019), pp. 43-114. Stopp, Klaus. The Printed Birth and Baptismal Certificates of the German Americans. 6 vols. Mainz, Germany, and East Berlin, Pa.: privately published, 1997–99. 3:204.

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