The whalemen's quick step

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1842

Location Note

Library and Archives. Stacks. Sheet Music. General Collection

GUSN

GUSN-193834

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

military camps
soldiers
commons
sheet music
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Sheet music project number SMHNE608

Physical Description

1 print : lithograph

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.10.TMP.054

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Knaebel, Simon (Composer)
Thayer & Co. (Boston, Mass.) (Lithographer)
Prentiss, Henry, 1801-1859 (Publisher)

Material Type

sheet music
prints (visual works)

Other People

Colby, H. G. O. (Harrison Gray Otis), 1807-1853

Other Organizations

Boston Brass Band
Boston Rifle Rangers
New Bedford Guards

Subjects

Boston Common (Boston, Mass.)

Accruals Note

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.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Henry Prentiss (Firm)

Location Note

Library and Archives. Stacks. Sheet Music. General Collection