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Francis Levan Berks County Fraktur

Lot 0660 Details

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DESCRIPTION: Fraktur geburts und taufschein (birth and baptismal record). Printed by Johann Ritter of Reading and infilled, decorated and signed by Frances Levan (1780-1850). For the birth of Harriet born to Simon and Maria (Miller) Foltz of Cumru Township, Berks County. Levan was among the most unusual of fraktur artists. His work was colorful and varied. This example from 1845 reflects his mature style. MEASUREMENTS: 13" x 16-1/2". CONDITION: Overall toning and foxing. 3" tear at top edge with scattered tiny edge tears overall.
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Francis Levan Berks County Fraktur

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Feb 11, 2018
Starting Price $50
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0660: Francis Levan Berks County Fraktur

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Est. $100 - $150Starting Price $50
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Lot 0660 Details

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DESCRIPTION: Fraktur geburts und taufschein (birth and baptismal record). Printed by Johann Ritter of Reading and infilled, decorated and signed by Frances Levan (1780-1850). For the birth of Harriet born to Simon and Maria (Miller) Foltz of Cumru Township, Berks County. Levan was among the most unusual of fraktur artists. His work was colorful and varied. This example from 1845 reflects his mature style. MEASUREMENTS: 13" x 16-1/2". CONDITION: Overall toning and foxing. 3" tear at top edge with scattered tiny edge tears overall.

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