Birth Certificate (Geburtsschein) for Rhoda Slack

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Birth Certificate (Geburtsschein) for Rhoda Slack

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Item No: frk00165
Title: Birth Certificate (Geburtsschein) for Rhoda Slack
Creation Date: 9/30/1829
Scripts/Text: Roman print; Roman script
Language: English
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

RHODA SLACK \ WAS Born JUN E 8th 1810 \ Made by Elias Slack September 30th 1829


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

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The main text in Roman print extends across the document. Below it are three birds, each one sitting on a tree. The areas between the words are decorated with leafy, flowering vines. The entire document is framed by a decorative border.


Associated Names: Slack, Rhoda
Creation Place State/Province: State/Province:[Pennsylvania]
Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Image Dimensions Width: 20.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 165
Creator Name: Elias Slack (?-?) - Decorator
Elias Slack (?-?) - Scrivener

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