Memorial poem which references Peto's work as a still-life painter (in particular his painting Lights of other days), his love for his home in Island Heights, N.J. and for his daughter Helen. At the top of the sheet is a pencil drawing of the Toms River, which flows past Island Heights.
In Memoriam poem for John Peto, 1907 Nov. 30. John Frederick Peto and Peto family papers, circa 1850-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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