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Accession Number

PAG1998.180

Creation Date

1809

Description

Plate 31. Brightly colored Taufschein in red and green with springing deer in bottom corners, floral motifs and birds along side.

Dimensions in Inches

12 7/8 x 15 3/4

Materials

Watercolor and ink on laid paper

Technique

Drawn, Hand lettered

Print Shop Location

Ephrata, Pennsylvania

Associated Places

Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Motifs

hearts, birds, flowers, deer, tulips, floral

Associated Names

Jonadan Jund, Jonathan Jund, Catharina Hiester, Pauly, Wilhelm Spohn

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

Examining the paper on which a piece was printed can often yield clues about the fraktur. This fraktur was folded into eighths at one time, perhaps to fit inside a book or drawer. In the upper corners, small lines indicate the register marks of the printing press.

Condition

Good

Bibliographical Reference

Stopp #269

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. 2:207.

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