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1883 Hand Drawn Sketch of Partridge

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    Posted 6 years ago

    sunnynatur…
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    This lovely hand drawn sketch of a partridge was nicely framed by previous owner. It is the same owner as the marriage document that I posted. I think the date as May 1, 1883. I uploaded two photos and tried to enhance the colors for easier readability. It might have something to do with the couple in the marriage certificate. Any guesses?

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    1. TubeAmp TubeAmp, 6 years ago
      It's a Distelfink and in Pennsylvania Dutch folk art documents known as Fraktur it represents happyness, a traditional symbol included on wedding Fraktur.

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    2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
      Fabulous! Great solve too, TUBE-AMP !!!
    3. Jewels Jewels, 6 years ago
      This is great!
    4. sunnynature22 sunnynature22, 6 years ago
      TubeAmp- Thanks for the informative reply. It has been very helpful!
    5. sunnynature22 sunnynature22, 6 years ago
      BIG NOTE & QUESTION: I'm baffled. The ink, script writing, date etc makes complete sense but something doesn't ring right with this document. The paper has vertical bluish lines. The left margin has a purplish double line. The paper size is approx. 7.75 in X 8.25 in. Did this sort of paper exist in 1883?
    6. TubeAmp TubeAmp, 6 years ago
      Yes, since 1770.

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