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Frakturs (documents)

Scope note

Documents, of Pennsylvania German origin and common in the 18th and 19th centuries, often family records such as birth certificates, decorated in a particular style of calligraphy and illumination.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000222057

Broader Terms used

<document genres by form>

Equivalent Terms used

fraktur (document)

Created

12yrs ago

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