1955.0112.001 A Fraktur, view 1
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Fraktur (Birth and baptismal certificate)

  • Title:

    Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) of Abraham Guth

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1790-1820

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

  • Museum Object Number:

    1955.0112.001 A


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Object Number

1955.0112.001 A

Object Name

Fraktur (Birth and baptismal certificate)

Title

Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) of Abraham Guth

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Place of Origin

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

Origin Notes

Primary creation place is based on baptismal record for Abraham Guth at the Muddy Creek Reformed Church in Cocalico Township, Lancaster County.

Date

1790-1820

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

Dimensions (inches)

12.9 (H) , 16.4 (W) , 12.9 (Image H) , 16.4 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

32.7 (H) , 41.6 (W) , 12.9 (Image H) , 16.4 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom. Chain intervals: 2.4-2.7 cm; laid lines per cm not measured.

Watermark

Initials "CB" within a cog-edged heart

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Edition Notes

Watermark of Christian Bauman of Ephrata (see Gravell #144).

Object Description

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