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The Man in the Glass by Dale Wimbrow
The Man in the Glass by Dale Wimbrow
The Man in the Glass by Dale Wimbrow
The Man in the Glass by Dale Wimbrow
The Man in the Glass by Dale Wimbrow
The Man in the Glass by Dale Wimbrow
The Man in the Glass by Dale Wimbrow
The Man in the Glass by Dale Wimbrow
The Man in the Glass by Dale Wimbrow

The Man in the Glass

by Dale Wimbrow

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$67.50
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$54.00

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Each print might look a little different since each one is hand aged.

Overview
  • Handmade Item
  • Print Sizes: 8 x 10; 8.5 x 11; 11 x 14
  • Frame Sizes: 8 x 10; 11 x 13; 11 x 14; 14 x 17 
  • Frame Material: Barnwood
  • Framed with glass
  • Made to order
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    Humor-ous Description: Display a piece of classic literature with its age and character intact. A unique addition to anyone’s den, office, study, foyer, billiard room, or ballroom. Or maybe you want it in the bathroom, and hey, who are we to judge? We could go on and on trying to combine complicated adjectives to motivate you to purchase our product, in fact we wish we could. But we can’t. We're too busy doing things like trying to age paper without it disintegrating in our hands, or getting our fingers stuck in the mechanism of a 71 year-old death-trap of a typewriter. (Wall behind print not included.)

    Humor-less Description: We’ve hand typed the poem "The Man in the Glass", also known as “The Guy in the Glass”, by Dale Wimbrow. (11 x 14 prints are machine printed using high-quality pigment based inks and are hand-aged.) All our prints use paper we have personally aged through our own multi-staged process. The pictures are taken without glass so you can see the detail, but be assured framed prints will ship with glass installed!

      Processing Time & Shipping
      • Free Shipping: Our products are handmade to order and will ship out in 3 business days. If you need it sooner, please select upgraded shipping at checkout.
      • Upgraded Shipping: All orders with upgraded shipping purchased at checkout will be rush processed and shipped out the next business day (if ordered by 5pm EST).
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      • Returns: Don’t like it? Send it back in 30 days for a full refund! (See the bottom of the page for a link to our full refund policy.)

       

      Frame Styles
      • Unframed Print (Available in 8 x 10; 8.5 x 11; 11 x 14): Hand-typed aged print mounted on backing board in a protective plastic sleeve. (Shipped in a sturdy-mailer)
      • The Fitzgerald: Hand-typed aged print mounted in a minimalistic 8 x 10 rustic wood frame.
      • The Frost: Hand-typed aged print mounted in an 8 x 10 rustic wood frame surrounded by a hand-twisted copper wire tree. (Copper has patina finish).
      • The Hemingway: Hand-aged 11 x 14 print mounted in a minimalistic rustic wood frame. 
      • The Thoreau: Hand-typed aged 8.5 x 11 print suspended in between two sheets of glass and framed in minimalistic rustic wood. 
      • The Orwell: Hand-typed aged 8 x 10 print mounted in a beautiful multi-depth barnwood style frame. (11 x 13 total frame size.)
      • The Emerson: Hand-aged 11 x 14 print mounted in a beautiful multi-depth barnwood style frame. (14 x 17 total frame size.)
        Poem Text
        The Man in the Glass

        When you get what you want in your struggle for pelf,

        And the world makes you King for a day,

        Then go to the mirror and look at yourself,

        And see what that guy has to say.



        For it isn't your Father, or Mother, or Wife,

        Who judgement upon you must pass.

        The feller whose verdict counts most in your life

        Is the guy staring back from the glass.



        He's the feller to please, never mind all the rest,

        For he's with you clear up to the end,

        And you've passed your most dangerous, difficult test

        If the guy in the glass is your friend.



        You may be like Jack Horner and "chisel" a plum,

        And think you're a wonderful guy,

        But the man in the glass says you're only a bum

        If you can't look him straight in the eye.



        You can fool the whole world down the pathway of years,

        And get pats on the back as you pass,

        But your final reward will be heartaches and tears

        If you've cheated the guy in the glass.


        Dale Wimbrow, circa 1934
        Additional Information
        Like the style, but not the poem?
        Be sure to check out our other prints, or create your own custom print!