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Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein)

Adam Wuertzc. 1827

Reading Public Museum

Reading Public Museum

Adam Wuertz was a schoolmaster and one of York County's most important fraktur artists. He apparently knew know English, infilling pre-printed Taufscheine and drawing and painting freehand German-language fraktur. This is a particularly excellent example retains its rich coloring and includes an eagle with shield, hearts, flowers, and birds.

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  • Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein)
  • Creator: Adam Wuertz
  • Date: 1827
  • Date Created: c. 1827
  • Physical Dimensions: 13"h x 15.375"w
  • Type: work on paper
  • Medium: wove paper, iron gall ink, watercolor
  • Culture: American
  • Credit Line: Museum Purchase
  • Creator Death Date: 1836
  • Creator Birth Date: 1813, Active

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