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Our country's flag! A new national song

Our country's flag! A new national song



Cover illustration for a patriotic song composed by George F. Cole, copyrighted in 1836. A young American seaman, holding an American flag with his right hand and raising his hat aloft with his left, stands on a shore with a harbor and fort (possibly Baltimore's Fort McHenry) behind him. The illustration is probably by John Penniman, son of John Ritto Penniman, who was apprenticed to Baltimore lithographer Moses Swett as early as 1830.
Designed and drawn on stone by J. Penniman, 9, Howard St.
Title appears as it is written on the item.
Andrews, p. 147-170.
Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 / Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1836-1.





Penniman, John, approximately 1817-1850.
John Cole & Son.


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