1958.0120.016 A Fraktur, B Frame, view 1
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Fraktur (Birth certificate)

  • Title:

    Birth certificate of Sarah Campion

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Creator (Role):

    New Jersey Artist (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Mount Holly, Burlington, New Jersey, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1777-1800

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.0120.016 A


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1958.0120.016 A

Object Name

Fraktur (Birth certificate)

Title

Birth certificate of Sarah Campion

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase with funds provided by Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

New Jersey Artist (Maker)

Place of Origin

Mount Holly, Burlington, New Jersey, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Primary creation place based on genealogical research indicating that Sarah Campion lived in Mount Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey.

Date

1777-1800

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

Dimensions (inches)

8.1 (H) , 10 (W) , 8.1 (Image H) , 10 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

20.6 (H) , 25.3 (W) , 8.1 (Image H) , 10 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom. Chain intervals: 2.5-2.6 cm; 9 laid lines per cm.

Watermark

none

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Article] McGrail, David B. "Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth-Century Illuminated New Jersey Documents: An Introduction and a Checklist". New Jersey History. 40-74.
Published on p. 68.
[Book] Earnest, Russell D. & Earnest, Corinne P. 1997 Papers for Birth Dayes: Guide to the Fraktur Artists and Scriveners. 2 vols. 909.
Published on p. 571.
[Book] Lipman, Jean. 1972 American Folk Decoration.
Published: p. 154, fig. 179.