Fraktur (Birth certificate)

  • Title:

    Birth certificate (Geburtschein) of Catharine Yoder

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Creator (Role):

    Jacob König (Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

    Union Township, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    February 7 1823 (1823-1823)

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered, Cutwork

  • Museum Object Number:

    1955.0599 A


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1955.0599 A

Object Name

Fraktur (Birth certificate)

Title

Birth certificate (Geburtschein) of Catharine Yoder

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Jacob König (Artist)
This artist not listed in Earnest, Papers for Birth Dates.

Place of Origin

Union Township, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Creation place is Union Township, Mifflin County, PA based on another related fraktur dated 1826 and signed by Jacob King that identifies this location.

Date

February 7 1823 (1823-1823)

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower left in heart; bei mir Jacob Konig 1823/ ·7· /Februur

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered, Cutwork

Dimensions (inches)

12.8 (H) , 15.8 (W) , 12.4 (Image H) , 15.5 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

32.5 (H) , 40.2 (W) , 12.4 (Image H) , 15.5 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom.

Watermark

none

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Object Description

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