Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Salome Krum

Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Salome Krum

Item Info

Item No: frk00086
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Salome Krum
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 325
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink

Diese beide Ehegatten als Jacob Luin Conrad Krum \ und seine Ehefrau Elisabeth eine Geborne \ Schneiderin Christlig Religion ist eine Tochter \ zur welt geboren als Salome ist Geboren im \ Jahr Unsers HERRN Jesu 1806 d: 1 Mertz \ um 4 Uhr nachmita in Heidelberg Taunschip Northamton \ Caunti im Staat Pensilvanie und wurde darauf \ zur Heilige Taufe gebragt, und von Herrn Helfrig \ Diener des Göttligen worts getaufet. Die Tauf \ zeugen waren Jacob Luin und seine Ehe \ Frau Margaretha \ und haben ihr den Namen beigelegt \ als \ Salome

[in heart]
Dis Hertze Mein \ soll \ Dir allein O Lieber \ Jesu sein


To these two married people, namely Conrad Krum and his wife Elisabth, a born Schneiderin, Christian religion, a daughter was born into the world, named Salome, was born in the year of our LORD Jesus Christ 1806, the 1 March at 4 o’clock in the afternoon in Heidelberg Township, Northampton County, in the state of Pennsylvania, and was subsequently brought to the holy baptism, and baptized by Mister Helfrig, servant of God’s Word. The \ sponsors were Jacob Luin and his wife Margaretha and gave her the name Salome.

[in heart]
This heart of mine shall be all yours, O dear Jesus.

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The central text in Fraktur is enclosed within circular frame decorated with a scalloped border and rosettes, flanked by two birds and flowering vines. Additional verse is in a small heart in the bottom center. Two angels holding flowers are in the upper corners, and at the top center is a flower within a circle.

The Flying Angel Artist is also known as the Blowsy Angel Artist.  For related examples see also FLP 80-85 and 87; see also frkr00002, a carved woodblock with imagery to the work fo the Flying Angel Artist.

Associated Names: Schneider, Elisabeth

“Flying Angel 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. 283-286.

Creation Place Town/Township: Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth
Region/County:Northampton [now Lehigh]
City/Town/Township:Heidelberg Township

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1810
Image Dimensions Width: 33.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 86
Creator Name: [Flying Angel Artist (active c. 1780-1811)] - Decorator
[Flying Angel Artist (active c. 1780-1811)] - Scrivener

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