Birth, Baptismal and Marriage Certificate (Geburts, Tauf, und Trauschein) for Georg Boltz

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Item No: frk01236
Title: Birth, Baptismal and Marriage Certificate (Geburts, Tauf, und Trauschein) for Georg Boltz
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Georg Boltz ist auf diese \ Welt Gebohren worden Den 11 Jano [def.] \ im Jahr CHRISTI Anno 1765. die Tauf Zeigen sind \ Gewesen Michael Wagner und seine Haus frau Elisabeta \ ist getraut worden im Jahr Christi 1790 mit Annamaria Hubern


Translation:

Georg Boltz was born into this world on the 11th of January in the year of Christ anno 1765. The sponsors were Michael Wagner and his wife Elisabeta. Was married in the year of Christ 1790 to Annamaria Hubern.


Category: Birth, Baptismal and Marriage Certificate (Geburts, Tauf, und Trauschein)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur within a rectangular frame is in the lower portion of the document. It is surrounded on the sides and below by undulating, leafy vines of flowers. In the upper center are three circular frames. In the left one are flowers and a person with a trumpet. In the center one are a row of houses and two crescent moons with faces. In the one on the right are flowers and an angel with a trumpet. In the upper corners are flowers and two birds. The entire document is framed by a decorative border.


Notes:

Two related examples were made for children born in Dauphin County.


Associated Names: Wagner, Michael
Bibliography:

"Busy Artist"  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. 142-143.


Sotheby's (June 9, 1983), lot 113.



Creation Place County: Region/County:[Dauphin]
State/Province:[Pennsylvania]
Creation Place Note:Based on artist's location

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1790
Image Dimensions Width: 20.1 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1236
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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