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Lot 44: JULIA WARD HOWE Autograph Quote Signed, Author: The Battle Hymn of the Republic
29 October 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
Julia Ward Howe Autograph Quote Signed Famous Author of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" (Written 1862)
JULIA WARD HOWE (1819-1910). American Abolitionist, Social Activist, and Poet, most famous as the Author of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" (1862).
June 1903-Dated, Autograph Quote Signed, "Julia Ward Howe", measures 7.75" x 3" penned on off-white wove paper, Choice Very Fine . This quote, the opening and most famous verse from her "Battle Hymn of the Republic" reads, in full: Light toning at edges, traces of prior display on the blank reverse. Includes an Engraved Portrait Print of Howe. Of historical note, she penned her famed Civil War Patriotic hymn after a visit to a Union Army encampment. A nice simple example for display of this historic quote from her most famous Civil War period Poem, "Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord." Important and Rare! (2 items).