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Item No: frk00558
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for [blank]
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; Roman print
Language: German
Weiser Number: 520
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; ink
Transcription:

Geburts= und Tauf=Schein. \ Den beiden Ehegatten, als: [blank] \ und \ seiner ehelichen Hausfrau [blank] \ eine geborne [blank] ist ein Kind zur \ Welt geboren den [blank] ten [blank] im Jahre \ unsers Herrn 18 [blank]. Dieses Kind wurde geboren in \ [blank] County, \ im Staate [blank] \ in [blank] und wurde getauft mit \ dem Namen [blank] \ am [blank] ten [blank] im Jahre unsers Herrn \ 18 [blank] von Herrn [blank] \ Die Taufzeugen waren: [blank]

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WIEDERSEH [text breaks off]

[in lower center]
H. Sebald, sc. 
Verlag von Ig. Kohler, No. 202 Nord Vierte Straße, Philadelphia. 
 


Translation:

Birth and Baptismal Certificate
To these two married people, namely [blank] and his lawful wife [blank], a born [blank] a child was born into the world on the [blank] th [blank] in the year of our Lord 18 [blank]. This child was born in [blank] County, in the state of [blank] in [blank], and was baptized with the name [blank] on the [blank] th [blank] in the year of our Lord 18 [blank] by Mister [blank]. The sponsors were [blank].

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Good bye [text breaks off]

[in lower center]
H. Sebald, sc.
Published by Ig. Kohler, No. 202 North Fourth Street, Philadelphia.
 


Category: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein)
Media Type: Lithographs
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Printed form. The main text in Fraktur is in the center of the document. In the upper center is a circular framed image of two parents with a child in a cradle. Above the image is a bird. In the upper corners are two angels holding wreaths. Leafy vines of flowers are around them. The text is flanked by two images in arched frames. On the left is a couple getting married by a minister. On the right is a couple with a minister who is baptizing their child. Both pictures are topped by garlands. In the lower center is a circular frame with a woman grieving over a tombstone in a graveyard. Above the image are two praying angels. In the lower corners are leafy vines and flowers.


Associated Names: Sebald, Hobarth
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman

Bibliography:

Klaus Stopp, The Printed Birth and Baptismal Certificates of the German Americans (East Berlin, Pa.: Russell D. Earnest Associates, 1998) vol. 3, p. 232.



Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Philadelphia
City/Town/Township:Philadelphia
State/Province:Pennsylvania
Creation Place Note:Based on location of printshop

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1877
Image Dimensions Width: 33.2 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 558
Creator Name: Ignaz Kohler (?-?) - Printer/Publisher
Hobarth Sebald (?-?) - Lithographer

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