Print

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-223007

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

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
ink
Print

Inscription

"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.),

Additional Identification Number

P678

Maker

Hale, Edward Everett, 1822-1909 (Author)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

5 7/16 x 6 5/16 x 11/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1101