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Fraktur for Rebecca Correll

ca. 1815
Origin: America, Pennsylvania, Berks County
Framed: 10 x 15 1/8in.
Watercolor and ink on paper
Gift of Dr. Stephen C. Schimpff, MD
Acc. No. 2015.305.1
Early example of a printed fraktur with hand wrought embellishments. In addition to being signed by the artist, all four sides are adorned with orange and yellow rosettes, tulips and vines which are all indications of Brechall's work. The printed centerpiece has a geometric border and blank spaces that have been filled in with period manuscript.