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Topic: sheet music covers

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The heroe of New Orleans battle of the memorable 8th January 1815 - composed ... by P. Laroque

The heroe of New Orleans battle of the memorable 8th January 1815 - co...

Print shows a music sheet cover depicting Andrew Jackson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left.

Boston minstrels. The celebrated Ethiopian melodies ...

Boston minstrels. The celebrated Ethiopian melodies ...

Music cover illustrated with caricatures of six minstrels in two scenes.

Beautiful May

Beautiful May

Music cover illustrated with woman leaping and holding wreath of flowers above her head. May pole dance in background. LOT subdivision subject: Dancing. Title and other information transcribed from caption card... more

The handsome man / E. B... ; N. Currier's lith., N.Y.

The handsome man / E. B... ; N. Currier's lith., N.Y.

Sheet music cover showing well-dressed man, with women admiring him from behind.

La Crosse

La Crosse

Music cover showing Native Americans and white men playing La Crosse.

St. Louis skating rink waltz

St. Louis skating rink waltz

LOT subdivision subject: Sports Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Published by Compton & Doan. Lithograph by Studley & Co. Date not recorded on caption card or item. Date bas... more

Circus Galop - to Miss Emilie Shierenberg

Circus Galop - to Miss Emilie Shierenberg

Music cover - woman bareback rider in circus ring. LOT subdivision subject: Circus, Carnivals and Fairs. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Published by Jewett & Mischka, 263 Ma... more

The Dissatisfied Man, or "Any Thing to Make a Change"

The Dissatisfied Man, or "Any Thing to Make a Change"

Musical cover showing a beautiful woman standing with a smile trying to cheer a man seated with a frown. LOT subdivision subject: Humor. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Publi... more

The Tippecanoe Quick Step

The Tippecanoe Quick Step

William Henry Harrison leading attack in Battle of Tippecanoe, Nov. 6, 1811.

Clinging to the Cross

Clinging to the Cross

Music cover of woman clinging to cross.

Bugaboo Schottisch

Bugaboo Schottisch

Wild-eyed, whiskered giant with fangs, pointed ears and plumed hat capturing terror-stricken children in bedroom.

Wanda Polka Mazurka

Wanda Polka Mazurka

Music cover illustrated with man dancing with two women.

The phantom ship from legendary ballads by Thomas Moore, arranged for one or three voices by Henry R. Bishop / lith. of Endicott, N.Y.

The phantom ship from legendary ballads by Thomas Moore, arranged for ...

Sheet music cover showing ship in foreground and other ship in background.

Mittie Stephens March

Mittie Stephens March

Music cover showing the steamboat MITTIE STEPHENS. LOT subdivision subject: Steamboats. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Lithograph by A. McLean lith., St. Louis. Caption card... more

The crow quadrilles--Arranged for the pianoforte by Robt. Ashley, Esq. / lith. of Endicott.

The crow quadrilles--Arranged for the pianoforte by Robt. Ashley, Esq....

Music cover with seven vignettes of caricatures of African-Americans.

Three Polkas - Balloon Polka, Brunette Polka, Adriatic Polka

Three Polkas - Balloon Polka, Brunette Polka, Adriatic Polka

LOT subdivision subject: Transportation. Title and other information transcribed from item. Composed by A. Wallerstein. Published by Firth, Pond & Co., 1 Franklin Sq. Lithograph by Sarony & Major, N.Y. No capti... more

Lola Montes - Countess of Landsfeld

Lola Montes - Countess of Landsfeld

Portrait, three-quarters length, in her youth.

"O Whistle and I'll Come to you my lad"

"O Whistle and I'll Come to you my lad"

3 poor vignettes of everyday life in Scotland; music cover; late 19th century.

The Flower Dance of the Viennoise Children

The Flower Dance of the Viennoise Children

Nine girls and young women dancing.

The chaplet, a waltz by Flora / Kennedy & Lucas lithography, Philada.

The chaplet, a waltz by Flora / Kennedy & Lucas lithography, Philada.

Sheet music cover showing tree with branches containing lines of music, and bees denoting sharps.

Brigand Polka

Brigand Polka

Lucille Grohn & M. Perrot. LOT subdivision subject: Dancing. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Published by Wm. Hall & Son, 239 Broadway. Caption card tracings: Publ. Ind.; B.I... more

Zip coon

Zip coon

Music cover(?) showing caricature of an extravagantly dressed African American man.

God save American. A grand national ode in honor of the glorious anniversary of American independence . . .

God save American. A grand national ode in honor of the glorious anniv...

A patriotic device adorning the cover of a song arranged and adapted from "God Save the King." The device is based on the official seal of the United States. An eagle with outstretched wings holds arrows and ol... more

City Guards Quick Step

City Guards Quick Step

Music cover showing militia drilling on Boston Common, Old Elm in background.

Hero's Quick Step

Hero's Quick Step

Music cover showing militia drilling on Boston Common, Old Elm in left foreground.

Our country's flag! A new national song

Our country's flag! A new national song

Cover illustration for a patriotic song composed by George F. Cole, copyrighted in 1836. A young American seaman, holding an American flag with his right hand and raising his hat aloft with his left, stands on... more

The crow quadrilles. Piano forte by John H. Hewitt / N. Currier's lith., N.Y.

The crow quadrilles. Piano forte by John H. Hewitt / N. Currier's lith...

Music cover with eight vignettes of caricatures of blacks.

Long tail blue / Willig's lith.

Long tail blue / Willig's lith.

Music cover showing man wearing top hat and coat with tails, holding monocle and walking stick.

The Queen's Waltzes

The Queen's Waltzes

Portrait of Victoria, Queen of England, half-length, sitting, in regalia on music composed by D'Albert.

Gov. Morton's grand march

Gov. Morton's grand march

An allegorical design on the cover of a piano-music composition dedicated to the newly elected Democratic governor of Massachusetts, Marcus Morton. The illustration's central motif is based on the state seal, s... more

Patriot's Quick Step

Patriot's Quick Step

Dedicated to delegates of the Bunker Hill Whig Convention, presumably illustrating Battle of Breed's Hill, June 17, 1775.

The Tippecanoe quick step / J.B.N. ; John Bufford's Lith. Boston.

The Tippecanoe quick step / J.B.N. ; John Bufford's Lith. Boston.

Print shows a music sheet cover with an illustration for the Tippecanoe quick step showing William H. Harrison on horseback, leading troops against Native Americans at the Battle of Tipecanoe, Indiana, in 1811.