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The whalemen's quick step

EP001.10.TMP.054 (RS25902)

Description

Cover depicts a military encampment on Boston Common with the Massachusetts State House in the background. Soldiers perform drills. Visible in the background is the Hancock Mansion.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1842
Physical Description
1 print : lithograph
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Sheet music project number: SMHNE608
GUSN
193834
Reference Code
EP001.10.TMP.054

Record details

Originator
Knaebel, Simon (Composer)
Prentiss, Henry, 1801-1859 (Publisher)
Thayer & Co. (Boston, Mass.) (Lithographer)
Other People
Colby, H. G. O. (Harrison Gray Otis), 1807-1853
Other Organizations
Boston Brass Band
Boston Rifle Rangers
New Bedford Guards
Descriptive Terms
commons
military camps
soldiers
Material Type
prints (visual works)
sheet music
Subjects
Boston Common (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
Notes
Included in the Sheet Music Images Database.
Military
Performed by the Boston Brass Band. Dedicated to Capt. H.G.O. Colby, the officers and members of the New Bedford Guards by the Boston Rifle Rangers.
Publisher
Henry Prentiss (Firm)
Place of Publication
Boston, Mass.
Location Note
Library and Archives. Stacks. Sheet Music. General Collection

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Comments

The whalemen's quick step #

AvatarPosted by John on July 27, 2015
Also seen in the background is the old Hancock Mansion.

RE: The whalemen's quick step #

AvatarPosted by Abigail Cramer on August 17, 2015
Hello John,

As always, thank you for your keen eye for identifying the Hancock Mansion. I have updated there record to reflect your observation.

Best,
Abigail Cramer
Librarian/Archivist
Historic New England