Item No: frk00664
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Johannes Nies
Fraktur; Roman print
Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Certificate of Birth and Baptism \ Mr. Johannes Nies, ein Sohn von Mr. David Nies \ und seiner Ehefrau Susanna eine geborne Kirchstetter, wurde \ gebohren den 30ten November 1831 in Penn Taunschip Center \ County im Staate Pennsylvanien und getauft den 19ten \ April 1332 vom Pfarrer J. F. Abele. Die Taufzeugen waren \ Mr. Leonhard Kirchstetter und seine Ehefrau \ Elizabeth.
Certificate of Birth and Baptism
Mr. Johannes Nies, a son of Mr. David Nies and his lawful wife Susanna, a born Kirchstetter, was born the 30th of November 1831 in Penn Township, Centre County, in the state of Pennsylvania, and baptized the 19th of April 1332 from Pastor J. F. Abele. The sponsors were Mr. Leonhard Kirchstetter and his lawful wife Elizabeth.
Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein)
Rare Book Department
Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur and Roman print is in the upper center of the document. In the upper corners are two stars. In the center of the document are a woman and a man who are facing each other and holding hands. The woman is dressed in a long dress with small flowers. She is wearing a comb in her hair. The man is dressed in long pants and a tailcoat. He is holding a bouquet of flowers in one hand. Between the two is a table with a vase.
Henry S. Borneman
E. Bryding Adams, “The Fraktur Artist Henry Young,” in Der Reggeboge 2, nos. 3-4 (Fall 1977): 1-25.
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[Henry Young (1792-1861)] - Scrivener