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Antique Large Easter Sunrise Poem Printers Plate
C1788

24 x 36 pica ( 4 x 6 inches)

Exceptional book page block that features the Holiday poem: Easter Sunrise. The poem is framed and has flower embellishments around the edges. Large 3 inch long x 1 5/8 inch tall opening for customizing with movable type. The image has been reversed for legibility. Click on the picture for a larger view. Poem reads:

Now to the East our hearts we turn
Joy leaps up with the rising sun
Flashes of hope now kindle and burn
Streams of hope through the meadows run
And all the world is blessedly gay
For the world's hope, rose on Easter Day

Electrotype copper face mounted on hardwood printers block.

Foundry Marking: None

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