Break the News to Mother 1897 Civil War Themed Song
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Circa: 1897 Size: LARGE FORMAT Manufacturer: Charles K. Harris
issued for the Spanish American War by Charles K. Harris.
1897 copyrighted and published by Charles K. Harris.
This edition with cover photo of the lovely Attie Spence is the Spanish American War issue.
Harris later re-issued this piece by popular demand during WWI in 1917 with a new cover by Starmer.
The song tells of a brave young man who during the Civil War carries his countrys flag into the thick of battle; the General discovers that the brave wounded and dying soldier who saved their flag was his own son.
This piece is in good + condition considering it is 110+ years old.
The spine has been hand sewn with 1 small horizontal tear (inside folio spine is intact) and the edges are stained and have a few small tears (turning tears).
There are no strong folds other than a light corner bend, or any writing on the cover or within.
The cover has no significant damage other than light soiling and an abrasion bottom right. Please see additional photos.
First photo is of central graphic which is in good+ condition; second photo is scan of front cover overall.
Overall Good + condition.
A very nice piece for any military/war collection.
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