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Sheet Music, "Diavolo"

Description

Single sheet title page; discolored/stained/edges torn; lettering in several different fonts; two stamps at bottom; handwritten inscription at upper corner; music on verso.

Details

Maker
Hewitt & Co. (Vendor)
J. Edgar (Publisher)
Date
1832
Inscriptions
"DIAVOLO/ A. Rondo from the celebrated Opera of/ FRA DIAVOLO, / The poetry by Rophino Lacy, / Music Composed by / AUBER,/ Arranged for the / PIANO FORTE/ by / S. MILON./ Price 50 cents/ Philadelphia published by J. Edgar 68 So. Fourth Street" (printed)
"Sold by / Hewitt & Co./ 68 Washington Street/ Boston" (stamped)
"Sold by/ H. Prentiss/ No. 3/ Pemberton Hill/ Boston."
"Please to put in the / Shepherd's gift for/ the frontispiece to / this book." (handwritten)
"Entered according to the act of Congress in teh year 1832, by J. Edgar in the Clerk's office of the District Court of the United States in/ and for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania" (printed)
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
ink
music
Music, Sheet
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
sheet music
Dimensions
11 5/8 x 9 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2005.23.12
Credit Line
Gift of Evelyn Sawyer Tobias
GUSN
189783
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