This listing is for the 7.25"x11.5" paper with handwritten Patriotic American poem. Hand-colored wreath in green accents the brownish ink. The poem is called "Ode to Freedom". It is signed Lucy Ann Slocomb, Aged 12 Yers It seems to reference maybe the revolutionary war and has a religious message. The penmanship is beautiful for a 12 year old.This paper is either from the late 1700s or early 1800s. Fair freedom blissful child of heaven Today we celebrate thy birth Thou richest gift to mortals given Those magi bright of heaven on earth Hail Happy land of helth and peace Remote from europes blood stain shore Far far beyond protecting seas Waves roll between and ever roar Paper is yellowed and somewhat fragile, especially at folds. Excellent heritage piece to frame too!
Excellent original early family and/or town genealogy, history, antique, collectible heirloom and/or ephemera. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. The item "Antique HANDWRITTEN FREEDOM POEM fraktur folk art signed Lucy Ann Slocomb 12yo" is in sale since Thursday, November 11, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Paper\Ephemera\Pre-1800".
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