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Accession Number

PAG1998.179

Creation Date

1810

Description

Plate 96. Blank, colored Taufschein with angels in upper corners, sun with facial features at top center, urn at bottom center.

Dimensions in Inches

13 x 16

Materials

Watercolor and ink on laid paper

Technique

Drawn, Hand lettered

Associated Places

Reading

Motifs

hearts, angels, sun, clouds, water

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

Little is known about this printed edition as very few examples have survived. Several variation from the usual printed text are included, such as “reif genug” instead of “allzu reiff."

Condition

Good

Bibliographical Reference

Stopp #7

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. 1:96. Shoemaker, Alfred L. Check List of Pennsylvania Dutch Printed Taufscheins. Lancaster, Pa.: Pennsylvania Dutch Folklore Center, 1952. 27.

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