Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Jutit Janson

Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Jutit Janson

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Item No: frk00088
Title: Birth and Baptismal Certificate (Geburts und Taufschein) for Jutit Janson
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 328
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Tauf Schein \ Jutit Janson gebohren im \ Jahr Jesu Christi 1827. den 25ten Tag \ Junius um 5 Uhr Nachmittag im Zeichen \ des Krebs ihr vater ist Herr Jacob Janson \ und ihre Mutter Lidia eine gebohrne Dotterin \ wurde vom Pfarrer Herman den 9ten Sebtember \ 1827. in der Hervarter Kirche getauft Taufzeugen \ waren Herr Samuel Scheyri und Sahrer \ Janson beyde ledigen Standes Dieses Jutit \ ist gebohren in District Taunschip \ Berks County und Staadt Penn= \ sylvanien


Baptismal Certificate
Jutit Janson was born in the year Jesus Christ 1827, the 25th day June at 5 o’clock afternoon in the sign of Cancer, her father is Mister Jacob Janson and her mother Lidia, a born Dotterin, was baptized by pastor Herman the 9th of September 1827 in the Hereford Church. Sponsors were Mister Samuel Scheyri and Sahrer Janson, both single. This Jutit was born in District Township, Berks County, and state Pennsylvania.

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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered.  Central text in Fraktur is enclosed within circular frame decorated with a scalloped border and flowery vines, flanked by two birds and flowering vines. There is a heart at the bottom center. Two angels holding flowers are in the upper corners, and at the top center are a bird and a rosette within a circle.

The maker of this certificate is copying the style of the Flying Angel Artist, (also known as the Blowsy Angel Artist).

Associated Names: Scheyri, Samuel
Provenance: Henry S. Borneman


“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
City/Town/Township:District Township

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1830
Image Dimensions Width: 34.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 88
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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