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2006.44.1101 (RS10971)

Description

Print with the American flag on it, with a quote from Edward Everett Hale. The flag is waving to the left proper. Underneath the flag is the poem.

Details

Maker
Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909 (Author)
Inscriptions
"AND FOR YOUR COUNTRY, BOY, AND FOR THAT FLAG. / NEVER DREAM A / DREAM BUT OF SERVING HER AS SHE BIDS YOU. NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS / TO YOU, NO MATTER WHO FLATTERS YOU OR WHO ABUSES YOU, NEVER LOOK AT / ANOTHER FLAG, NEVER LET A NIGHT PASS BUT YOU PRAY TO GOD TO BLESS THAT / FLAG. REMEMBER, BOY, THAT BEHIND OFFICERS AND GOVERNMENT, AND / PEOPLE EVEN, THERE IS THE COUNTRY HERSELF, YOUR COUNTRY, AND THAT YOU / BELONG TO HER AS YOU BELONG TO YOUR OWN MOTHER. STAND BY HER, BOY, / AS YOU WOULD STAND BY YOUR MOTHER. / EDWARD EVERETT HALE" (printed)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
ink
paper (fiber product)
Print
prints (visual works)
Dimensions
5 7/16 x 6 5/16 x 11/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1101
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
223007

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