Two Framed Pennsylvania German Printed Frakturs
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
- Date / Time :
- August 15, 2010 10:00AM
Two Framed Pennsylvania German Printed Frakturs, late 18th/early 19th century, a birth and baptism record dated 1797, printed by John S. Wiestling, Harrisburg, with hand-colored accents, with central text surrounded by an eagle with shield, angels, cherubs, and fruit, 16 x 13; and a birth record dated 1833, printed by G.C. Peters, Harrisburg, with central inscriptions surrounded by an American eagle, angels, birds perched on branches, and baskets of flowers, sight size 15 1/2 x 12 1/2 in., (both with creases, tears, toning, one with stains, not examined out of frames).