1952.0084 A, B Fraktur and Frame, view 1
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Fraktur (Birth and baptismal certificate)

  • Title:

    Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) of Lea Jacky

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Creator (Role):

    Abraham Huth (Scrivener and decorator)

  • Place of Origin:

    Cocalico Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1821-1830

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

  • Museum Object Number:

    1952.0084 A


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Object Number

1952.0084 A

Object Name

Fraktur (Birth and baptismal certificate)

Title

Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) of Lea Jacky

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Abraham Huth (Scrivener and decorator)
References: Earnest, Papers for Birth Dayes, pp. 222-4; Evans, "Documented Fraktur in the Winterthur Collection: Part II", Magazine Antiques, pp. 544-5.

Place of Origin

Cocalico Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Primary creation place is birthplace on certificate, but Huth states on the certificate that he was working at Kimmerling's Schoolhouse, Lebanon Township, Lebanon County.

Date

1821-1830

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; across the bottom; "Drawn and to be had from Abraham Huth." (translation)

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

Dimensions (inches)

13 (H) , 15.6 (W) , 12.7 (Image H) , 15.6 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

33.1 (H) , 39.6 (W) , 12.7 (Image H) , 15.6 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom. Image measurements by sight, in frame; not in conservation files. Image H at left angel's wing. Image W overall.

Watermark

none

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Hutchins, Catherine E., et al. 1983 Arts of the Pennsylvania Germans.
Published as fig. 225, p. 236.
[Book] Earnest, Russell D. & Earnest, Corinne P. 1997 Papers for Birth Dayes: Guide to the Fraktur Artists and Scriveners. 2 vols. 909.
Published, p. 426; for additional information on this artist, see pp. 425-427.