1957.1194 A Fraktur, B Frame, view 1
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Fraktur (Birth and baptismal certificate)

  • Title:

    Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Georg Gackly

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Creator (Role):

    Wilhelm Lepper (Printer and seller)

  • Place of Origin:

    Hanover, York, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1799-1805

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered, Letterpress, Woodblock

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.1194 A


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Object Number

1957.1194 A

Object Name

Fraktur (Birth and baptismal certificate)

Title

Birth and baptismal certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Georg Gackly

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Wilhelm Lepper (Printer and seller)-1842
References: Stopp, The Printed Birth and Baptismal Certificates of the German Americans, vol. 2, pp. 222-34.

Place of Origin

Hanover, York, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Primary creation place is location of printer.

Secondary Place of Origin

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

Secondary Origin Notes

Secondary creation place is birthplace on certificate.

Date

1799-1805

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Bottom within large heart; Gedruckt und zu haben bey/ Wilhelm Lepper,/ zu/ Hannover.

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered, Letterpress, Woodblock

Dimensions (inches)

13.2 (H) , 16.3 (W) , 12.9 (Image H) , 16.3 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

33.6 (H) , 41.5 (W) , 12.9 (Image H) , 16.3 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom. Chain intervals: 2.7-2.8 cm; 9 laid lines per cm.

Watermark

Left of center: "H"

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Stopp, Klaus. 1997 The Printed Birth and Baptismal Certificates of the German Americans. 2.
See Stopp 281, p. 226 (Winterthur's example not listed).