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House blessing and birth record of Daniel Bubacher, 1806

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Inscription

Inscriptions in red ink. On strip pasted at bottom in red ink: Written by Abram Brubaker in the year 1806.

Marks

Watermark: M and scroll (?)

Provenance

Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA September 18, 1958

Credit Line

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

Geistlicher Haus-Segen

1806 (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1355, fig. 368 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.0 x 40.0 cm (13 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

58.938

Medium or Technique

Printed text, with decorations in pen and watercolor on pale yellow-green paper

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Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors