"america" / My Country Tis Of Thee - Poem - Samuel Francis Smith For Sale
Samuel F. Smith - All four stanza on unlined, heavy-weight paper - this 'autographed copy' dated/exectued October 1, 1892 . . . in 2009 the Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Prints and Drawings conservator, classified its condition as "sound and stable condition, with light foxing"Conservator suggested that conservation of thefoxing would likely be quite successful if chosen to do.
There is slight shading around perimiter where previosuly framed & a small chip (about size of pencil led tip)about two inches into left side (can see on pics). Welcome to visually inspectin person, final copywas in family for over 35 years- Naples Florida.
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