1957.1247 A Fraktur, B Frame, view 1
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Fraktur (Birth certificate)

  • Title:

    Birth certificate of Elizabeth Wills

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Creator (Role):

    New Jersey Artist (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Haddonfield, Gloucester, New Jersey, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1776-1800

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid); Pine

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand lettered, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.1247 A


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1957.1247 A

Object Name

Fraktur (Birth certificate)

Title

Birth certificate of Elizabeth Wills

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

New Jersey Artist (Maker)

Place of Origin

Haddonfield, Gloucester, New Jersey, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Primary creation place based on location of child's birth derived from genealogical research. See object file in registrar's office.

Date

1776-1800

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid); Pine

Techniques

Drawn, Hand lettered, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

7.8 (H) , 9.6 (W) , 7.8 (Image H) , 9.6 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

19.8 (H) , 24.5 (W) , 7.8 (Image H) , 9.6 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at right. Chain intervals: 2.5 cm; 10 laid lines per cm.

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. 73.
[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] Shelley, Donald A. 1961 The Fraktur-Writings or Illuminated Manuscripts of the Pennsylvania Germans. 23.
Published as fig. 299.