Printed textile of poems

Object Number: 
1944.274
Date: 
ca. 1830-1839
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 11 in. ( 27.9 x 27.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: all over: "ONE LITTLE BOY./ I'm a little gentleman,/.../ ANOTHER LITTLE BOY./.../ COLUMBIA./ .../ OUR NATIVE LAND. / .../ THE LITTLE BOYS SONG. / .../ LITTLE MARY./ ..."
Description: 
Cotton block-printed handkerchief of childrens poems; three columns, each with a vignette at top and two poems beneath; printed in indigo ink on white ground; decorative border in indigo ink.
Credit Line: 
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Creative: Tronvig Group