Artist American
Title
  • Birth and Baptismal Certificate of Johannes Hollebach
Date 1801
Medium pen and black ink and brush and pigment on tan laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 7 3/4 × 12 3/4 inches (19.7 × 32.4 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund
Accession Number 67.73
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pen and black ink, inside decorative heart: Johannes Hollebach | ist geborn den 4 July 1801 in Penn- | sylvanien in Berk's County in Windsor Township | der Vater war Henrich holleback u. die Mutter | Elisabetja [--] geborn Mayerin | und murde getauff non[-]in : Johanes Mann | [illegible script] Grossvater | Michael Hollebach | Wittwer

Inscribed, on verso lengthy inscription, in German: [text is in an old hand and very calligraphic]
1967-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)