"Reformed Birth and Baptismal Certificate"
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1. Discuss the history of Fraktur as an art form.
2. Discuss the various symbols on this Fraktur. What might they mean? Discuss this Fraktur as a statement of both religiosity and family record.
3. This Fractur was an illustrated birth certificate. Discuss the material culture of early childhood in the 18th and 19th centuries.
4. In what ways does this object share visual characteristics with other German decorative arts.