Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Anna Linn

Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Anna Linn

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Item No: frk01099
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Anna Linn
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 128
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Diesen beiden ehe gatten als Peter Linn und sei= \ ner ehefrau Catharina Linn eine gebohrne \ Abraham Beli ist im Jahr Christi 1814 den \ 15 ten Julius eine Tochter zur welt gebohren\ in diestäts Ohio war getauft Anna Linn \ vom Pfarr Peter M aneschmidt dienen \ daß worts gottes nach Lucä am 18ten Capit \ Lasset die Kindlein zu mir kommen \ und wehret ihnen nicht Ihr Petter war \ George Linn und ihre goth war Catharina \ Gemacht Im Jahr 1818 von Friedrich Bandel


To these two married people namely Peter Linn and his wife Catharina Linn, a born Abraham Beli, a daughter was born into the world in the year of Christ 1814, on the 15th of July, in the state Ohio, was baptized Anna Linn by Pastor Peter Maneschmidt servant of God’s Word according to Luke 18. Let the children come to me and don’t prevent them. Her godfather was George Linn and her godmother was Catharina. Made in the year 1818 by Friedrich Bandel.

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur is within a rectangular frame in the center of the document. On each side is a plant container with leafy stems of flowers. Along the upper edge of the document are two winged angel heads and several flowers. Along the lower edge is an undulating leafy vine with flowers. In the corners are rosettes. For a Fraktur by the same artist for another one of Peter and Catharina Linn’s children, see FLP 1098.

Associated Names: Maneschmidt, Peter
Provenance: Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch


"Friedrich Bandel"  in Russell D. and Corinne P. Earnest, Papers for Birth Dayes: Guide to the Fraktur Artists and Scriveners (East Berlin, Pa.: Russell D. Earnest Associates, 1997), 2nd ed., vol. 1, pp. 72-73.

Pennsylvania Folklife (Winter 1954); published on p. 14.

Sotheby's (May 8, 1974); lot 111B.

Creation Place State/Province: Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1818
Image Dimensions Width: 30.9 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1099
Creator Name: Friedrich Bandel (active c. 1800-1820) - Decorator
Friedrich Bandel (active c. 1800-1820) - Scrivener

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