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Poem about John Henry Bradley Storrs, 191-?

Poem about John Henry Bradley Storrs, 191-?

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Title: Poem about John Henry Bradley Storrs, 191-?

Date: 191-?

Physical Details: Poem : 1 p. : handwritten, ill. ; 07 x 11 cm.

Description: Poem reads: Ve haf ein sculptor broder; and his name vas Yonny Storrs; he makes mit mud such faces; dat day puts you in a roars; some day he'll be a great man; his broder told me so; he'll make von grand George Vashington; and earn a lot of dough.

Illustrated with watercolor drawings of two clovers.

Date range estimated around the assumption that this was written early in Storrs' career, based on the line "some day he'll be a great man."

Forms part of: John Henry Bradley Storrs papers, 1790-2007, bulk 1900-1956

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Poem about John Henry Bradley Storrs, 191-?. John Henry Bradley Storrs papers, 1790-2007, bulk 1900-1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 14956