1961.0046 A Fraktur, B Frame, view 2
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Fraktur (Birth and baptismal certificate)

  • Title:

    Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) of Jonidan Reber

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Creator (Role):

    Abraham Huth (Scrivener and decorator)

  • Place of Origin:

    Lebanon, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    Tulpehocken Township, Berks

  • Date:

    1829-1830

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

  • Museum Object Number:

    1961.0046 A


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Object Number

1961.0046 A

Object Name

Fraktur (Birth and baptismal certificate)

Title

Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) of Jonidan Reber

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

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

Lebanon, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Huth resided and taught at Kimmerlings Schoolhouse near the town of Lebanon in Lebanon County, although he produced Taufscheine for individuals in Lebanon, Berks, and Lancaster Counties.

Secondary Place of Origin

Tulpehocken Township, Berks

Secondary Origin Notes

Secondary creation place is birthplace on certificate.

Date

1829-1830

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

Dimensions (inches)

12.76 (H) , 15.63 (W) , 12.75 (Image H) , 15.63 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

32.4 (H) , 39.69 (W) , 12.75 (Image H) , 15.63 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom.

Watermark

none

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Article] Evans, Nancy Goyne. 03//1973 Documented Fraktur in the Winterthur Collection: Part II. Antiques. 103 (3): 539-49.
Published as pl. II, pp. 544-5.
[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. 427.