Sheet Music, "Diavolo"

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1832

GUSN

GUSN-189783

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

Descriptive Terms

sheet music
paper (fiber product)
ink
printing (process)
music
Music, Sheet

Inscription

"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)

Maker

Hewitt & Co. (Vendor)
J. Edgar (Publisher)

Dimensions

11 5/8 x 9 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Evelyn Sawyer Tobias

Accession Number

2005.23.12

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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