Description In this holograph by Morse, the poem, of Morse's own composition, dominates the page. The knight at the head of the poem gestures toward the distant future of 1965, where Morse imagines a reader so remote in time as to have neither form nor gender. His lofty tone and decorous call to virtue in his "strange uncreate" audience evoke sentiments similar to West's dedicatory inscription "to the youths of the United States of America."
- Return to Albion: Americans in England, 1760-1940. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington. 1979.
- Great Illustrations: Drawings and Books from the Walters' Collection. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2010.
Provenance Robert Gilmor, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown] (?); Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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