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DESCRIPTION: Pennsylvania German fraktur folk art Vorschrift or writing sample. Signed "Christian Strenge" and dated 1800. For Johannes (unknown). Features bird in upper right corner. Strenge, a former Hessian soldier captured during the American Revolution became a school master in Lancaster County producing highly skilled frakturs throughout his career. MEASUREMENTS: 12-1/2" x 7-1/2". CONDITION: Separated into two halves at center fold. Minor edge wear, toning and foxing.

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Fraktur Vorschrift by Christian Strenge

Estimate $2,000 - $4,000Feb 11, 2018
Harrisburg, PA, USA