Rare watercolor presentation Fraktur with Angel and Doe, Johann Adam Eyer (1755-1837) -  Probably Beminster Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, dated 1789,   7 1/2 by 4 3/4 in.

Rare watercolor presentation Fraktur with Angel and Doe, Johann Adam Eyer (1755-1837) - Probably Beminster Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, dated 1789, 7 1/2 by 4 3/4 in.

Rare Taufschein for Johann Martin Eyer, Johann Adam Eyer (1755-1837) - Probably Upper Mount Bethel Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania - Watercolor & ink on paper.   Inscribed (translated from German) recto, ink: Johann Martin Eyer / lawful son of Johannes Eyer & his law / ful wife Margaretha / was born into this world the 15th day / January 1795 & was baptized the / following 15th March / Sponsors were the grand-/ parents Johann Martin Eyer... 9 7/8 by 75/8 in.

Rare Taufschein for Johann Martin Eyer, Johann Adam Eyer (1755-1837) - Probably Upper Mount Bethel Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania - Watercolor & ink on paper. Inscribed (translated from German) recto, ink: Johann Martin Eyer / lawful son of Johannes Eyer & his law / ful wife Margaretha / was born into this world the 15th day / January 1795 & was baptized the / following 15th March / Sponsors were the grand-/ parents Johann Martin Eyer... 9 7/8 by 75/8 in.

An example of Pennsylvania German fraktur, in this case a house blessing, or haussegen. It is written on behalf of the head of the household./frk00103.jpg

An example of Pennsylvania German fraktur, in this case a house blessing, or haussegen. It is written on behalf of the head of the household./frk00103.jpg

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