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Two primitive illustrations: the first shows a man riding a horse away from another man and a house. The second illustration shows a barefoot man surrounded by pigs.

Credit: Courtesy the State Museum of Pennsylvania (top: 67.139.1; bottom: 67.139.2)

Relatively rare are fraktur that relate stories. These two panels are part of a series that tell the story of The Prodigal Son. The top panel illustrates the son taking leave of the father; the bottom shows the son as swineherd.

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