Poem, Written by Henry Ford for Clara Bryant, 1886-1888

Summary

This lovely poem sounds a bit flowery for Henry but whether composed or copied it is reflective of his strong feelings for his soon to be wife that would last for the remainder of his life. Henry Ford the romantic -- who knew!

This lovely poem sounds a bit flowery for Henry but whether composed or copied it is reflective of his strong feelings for his soon to be wife that would last for the remainder of his life. Henry Ford the romantic -- who knew!

Artifact

Poem

Date Made

1886-1888

Collection Title

Fair Lane Papers Subgroup 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.1.450

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Handwriting

Dimensions

Height: 7.875 in

Width: 4.875 in

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