Broadside, Lady Washington's Lamentation

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Broadside, Lady Washington's Lamentation

Description

This broadside ballad, the imagined lament of Martha Washington upon the death of her husband, was printed in Boston c. 1810. By this time, the first President was a widely revered figure, and the ballad projects a mood of near-adulation (image courtesy of American Antiquarian Society).

Source

Evans series

Language

eng

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broadside

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How to Cite this Item

"Broadside, Lady Washington's Lamentation," in Martha Washington, Item #322, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/322 (accessed May 23, 2018).