Sheet music: songs and ballads - 17 examples

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1840-1867

GUSN

GUSN-199094

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Description

These pieces of music show interesting cultural aspects: Jenny Lind and the impact of her Swedish melodies, the impact of "Uncle Tom's Cabin," love-lorn ballads. The covers are also good for research on popular printing or paintings of the day.Acquired from Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Little in January 1926, W. S. Appleton in September 1922, and Mrs. C. H. Little in October 1932

Details

Descriptive Terms

sheet music
songs (document genre)
ballads
prints (visual works)
lithographs
sheet music

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR183OVR

Physical Description

17 lithographs

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1926-01, 1922-09, 1932-10

Reference Code

GC002.02.183

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

14 x 10.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gifts of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Little, January 1926, W. S. Appleton, September 1922, and Mrs. C. H. Little, October 1932.

Record Details

Originator

J.H. Bufford & Co. (Lithographer)
Cynamou, Nancy (Artist)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
lithographs
sheet music

Subjects

Jenny Lind

Accruals Note

A. What Norah SaidB. Just OutC. "I Am Going There" or the death of Little EvaD. The Death of St. ClareE. The Sachem's DaughterF. Today I'm SixtyTwoG. The Welcome BackH. The Razor Strop Man I. The Shades of Eve Are FallingJ. He Doeth All Things WellK. The Old ArmchairL. The Mariner's Orphan GirlM. Jenny Lind's Swedish Melodies [same as P]N. The Songs of Jenny LindO. Jenny Lind's SongsP. Jenny Lind's Swedish Melodies [same as M]Q. ?[nothing marked in file, but one of the unamred ones from the listed donors could be it]

Restrictions

dirty, torn edges, discoloration

Description Level

Item