Birth Certificate (Geburtsschein) for Jacob Guth

Birth Certificate (Geburtsschein) for Jacob Guth

Item Info

Item No: frk00671
Title: Birth Certificate (Geburtsschein) for Jacob Guth
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Weiser Number: 527
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

Jacob Guth \ Ist zur Welt geboren im Jahr 1772 [den] 20 December und sein Zeigen \ ist der Krebs


Jacob Guth was born into the world in the year 1772, the 20 December, and his sign is the Cancer.

Category: Birth Certificate (Geburtsschein)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur and German script extends across the document. The name is written in prominent letters, with the initials in a particularly decorated style. The name is framed by a decorative border.

Associated Names: Guth, Jacob
Creation Place County: Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1772
Image Dimensions Width: 18.7 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 671
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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