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1900 Print William Shakespeare Hays Portrait Poet Lyricist Songwriter XMA5

1900 Print William Shakespeare Hays Portrait Poet Lyricist Songwriter XMA5

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"William S. Hays"

This is an original 1900 black and white halftone print of a portrait of American poet and lyricist, William Shakespeare Hays who claimed to have written the popular blackface minstrel song Dixie (I Wish I Was in Dixie, Dixie's Land).

CONDITION

This 112+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Moderate aging throughout. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Please note: There is printing on the verso. There is light blemishing throughout.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 7.25 inches; 14 x 18 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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