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Sheet Music, "I Am Going There./ Or the / Death of Little Eva"

Description

Single sheet-title page; at center is image (lithograph) of a little girl in bed with three adults standing over her and one kneeling at bedside; looking down on the scene are angels and clouds; lettering in many different fonts above and below image.

Details

Maker
Oliver Ditson (Firm) (Publisher)
J.H. Bufford & Co. (Lithographer)
Adams, John S. (Composer)
Date
1852
Inscriptions
"Written and inscribed to the readers of / "Uncle Tom's Cabin"/ By/ John S. Adams./ Adapted to a favorite Melody" (printed)
"BOSTON/ Published by Oliver DItson, 115 Washington Street."
"Gould & Barry/ New York/ S. Brainard & Co./ Cleveland/ H.D. Hewitt/ New Orleans/ G.W. Brainard & Co./ Louisville/ CC Clapp & Co./ Boston"
"Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1852 by Oliver Ditson in the Clerk's office of teh District Court of Massachusetts"
"Price 25 cts. net"
"Bufford's Lith. Boston"
"Mary D. Brewer/ Hillsboro, Illinois" (handwritten)
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Hillsboro (Montgomery county, Illinois)
Illinois (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
ink
music
Music, Sheet
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
sheet music
Dimensions
14 x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2005.23.13
Credit Line
Gift of Evelyn Sawyer Tobias
GUSN
191288

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