Birth and baptismal certificate for Joseph Hartranft

1845
Printer Gustav S. Peters (American, 1793–1847)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1374 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Image: 37.9 x 30.6 cm (14 15/16 x 12 1/16 in.) Sheet: 41.6 x 33.0 cm (16 3/8 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

56.789

Medium or Technique

Woodcut, printed in color; names and dates in pen; on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Folk art- fractur. Born 1845, Warwick Township, Lancaster County, Pa.; son of Joseph and Sarah. Eight separate cuts and three repeats and full page printer’s border with addition of color-printing (red and yellow); printing limits.

Inscription

LC printed: Printed and for sale by G.S. Peters,- Harrisburg, Pa.

Provenance

Coll: Nadelman from Harrisburg; Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA October 11, 1956

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875