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Object Name Print
Object ID # 2013.41.28
Creator Souder, Eugene K., 1927-
Place of Origin Telford, PA
Year Range from 2000
Year Range to 2013
Material Paper
Dimensions H-11 W-8.5 inches
Description Print of a Fraktur drawing featuring a bird standing in flowers and vines. Decorative border. The year "1842" is at the base of the image. Beneath the bottom border it is signed "E.K. Souder 1940-Age 13." It also says "From 'The John Souder Collection." Colors: blue, yellow, red, green, black.
Provenance Drawn by 13 year old Eugene K. Souder of Telford, PA, in 1940. He was learning fraktur art from his great-uncle John D. Souder, Mennonite historian and fraktur artist of Telford, PA.

Print is 21st century, probably a color photocopy.
Source Gift of Eugene K. Souder, in memory of Edwin & Ruth Souder
People Souder, Eugene K., 1927-
Souder, John D., 1865-1942
Collection Fraktur