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This is an original 1906 two-color halftone print portrait of Francis Hopkinson, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, who wrote the words to the Revolutionary War song "The Battle of the Kegs." His son, Joseph Hopkinson, wrote lyrics to the patriotic anthem "Hail, Columbia" in 1798.
This 106+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Curious about the people and places behind some of the most popular American parlor, minstrel, and Civil War songs of the 19th century? Period Paper is pleased to offer lovers of music and history a collection of halftone prints from 1906 of the people and places connected with such classic American songs as "Home, Sweet Home," "Old Folks at Home," Dixie," and "The Star-Spangled Banner."