Let Me Kiss Him for His Mother

Title

Let Me Kiss Him for His Mother

Subject

Broadsides
Songs and music
Ordway, John P. (John Pond), 1824-1880
Death
Mothers and songs
Kissing
Love, maternal
Bereavement

Description

Illustrated three verse song and chorus. Lyrics depict singer serving as a stand-in for a mother absent at her son's death.

Creator

Ordway, John P.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

ca. 1863-1864

Contributor

Magnus, Charles

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

301299
37540000503377

Coverage

New York

Original Format

1
20.5 cm

Citation

Ordway, John P., “Let Me Kiss Him for His Mother,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 22, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/22826.