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Unger-Bassler Frakturschriften Collection

Identifier: MS 029

A component of the larger German-American Imprint Collection, this collection contains fine examples of hand-executed and printed Geburt und taufscheins (birth and baptismal certificates), trauscheins (marriage certificates), vorschrifts (writing examples), haus segens (house blessings), bucherzeichen (bookplates), and drawings created by Pennsylvania Germans in the Eastern Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland region dating from the late -18th to late-19th centuries.

Dates: 1762-1891,; Majority of material found within c.1820-1878

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  • Language: German X
  • Subject: Fraktur art -- New York (State) -- Specimens. X