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

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1852

GUSN

GUSN-191288

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

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"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)

Maker

Oliver Ditson (Firm) (Publisher)
J.H. Bufford & Co. (Lithographer)
Adams, John S. (Composer)

Dimensions

14 x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Evelyn Sawyer Tobias

Accession Number

2005.23.13

Places

Hillsboro (Montgomery county, Illinois)
Massachusetts (United States)
Illinois (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)