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Song of One Year

Song of One Year

Tang Yin (Chinese, 1470–1524) Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

Two seated angels, arms around one another, the one on the left looking down at a song book, from The Angels' Concert

Two seated angels, arms around one another, the one on the left lookin...

Cherubino Alberti (Zaccaria Mattia) (Italian, Borgo Sansepolcro 1553–1615 Rome)

Two seated angels, facing left, reading from a song book, from The Angels' Concert

Two seated angels, facing left, reading from a song book, from The Ang...

After Cherubino Alberti (Zaccaria Mattia) (Italian, Borgo Sansepolcro 1553–1615 Rome)

Two seated angels, facing left, reading from a song book, from The Angels' Concert

Two seated angels, facing left, reading from a song book, from The Ang...

Cherubino Alberti (Zaccaria Mattia) (Italian, Borgo Sansepolcro 1553–1615 Rome)

A Song of Unending Sorrow

A Song of Unending Sorrow

Konoe Nobutada (Japanese, 1565–1614) Momoyama period (1573–1615)

J. Randolph, no date, A Scottish Highland Song
printing press from "A Paraphrase on the Song of the Three Children. In irregular stanzas. [By Mark Le Pla. Edited by Edmund Massey.]"

printing press from "A Paraphrase on the Song of the Three Children. I...

This image has been taken from scan 000003 from "A Paraphrase on the Song of the Three Children. In irregular stanzas. [By Mark Le Pla. Edited by Edmund Massey.]". The title and subject terms of this image have... more

Song Xian he tu.

Song Xian he tu.

Scale ca. 1:25,000. Shows rivers in Song Xian, Henan Sheng. Cover title. Manuscript on silk. Labels pasted on to show physical features. Imperfect: Text incomplete. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief sho... more

A New humorous song, on the Cherokee chiefs Inscribed to the ladies of Great Britain : To the tune of, Caesar and Pompey were both of the horned / / by H. Howard.

A New humorous song, on the Cherokee chiefs Inscribed to the ladies of...

A broadside comprising seven verses in letterpress below an engraving, representing three Red Indian Chiefs in their national costumes; these men are named, "The Stalking Turkey", "The Pouting Pidgeon", "The Ma... more

Wilkes, and Liberty--A New Song

Wilkes, and Liberty--A New Song

A broadside comprising an engraving printed above two columns of verse in letterpress. The former represents two groups; in one the Earl of Bute, armed with a dagger, tears away the robe of the fainting Britann... more

A song. Composed by the British butchers, after the fight at Bunker-Hill on the 17th of June 1775. Boston Sold at the bile and Heart in Cornhill [1775].

A song. Composed by the British butchers, after the fight at Bunker-Hi...

Positive Photostat.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 38, Folder 18.

American taxation, or The spirit of seventy-six exemplified in a song written in the golden days which tried men's souls. [Connecticut, 1779?].

American taxation, or The spirit of seventy-six exemplified in a song ...

Verse.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 3, Folder 51.

Britania [sic] and her daughter - a song

Britania [sic] and her daughter - a song

Print shows Britannia standing on the left poised with her spear and shield for battle, on the right America (represented by a female Native with feathered headdress) is standing between a Spaniard and a French... more

A song composed for the fraternity of Steuben Lodge, No. 18, Newburg, by G-- H-- S---. January 18, 1791. Tune- "God save the King." [Goshen: Printed by David Mandeville, and David M. Westcott, 1791].

A song composed for the fraternity of Steuben Lodge, No. 18, Newburg, ...

2101 E 8.; 29 May 46.; Rec. 6-21046.; $17.50.; On verso: 2101E8 29 My 46. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemer... more

A new federal song. Tune.- "Hearts of Oak" [n. d.].

A new federal song. Tune.- "Hearts of Oak" [n. d.].

Verse.; On verso: 1791. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 82, Folder 15.

Parents Teaching Their Daughter a Song

Parents Teaching Their Daughter a Song

Abraham van Strij (Dutch, Dordrecht 1753–1826 Dordrecht)

Parson Messenger, at York. A new consolatory song and lecture to the Reverend Parson Messenger, of York in the District of Maine, concerning his dismission from the ministry, and the ample sufficiency of the grace of God. By Jonathan Plummer a l

Parson Messenger, at York. A new consolatory song and lecture to the R...

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 26, Folder 3.

American roast beef, a song, composed for the 4th March, 1801. [7 verses]. [Positive Photostat].

American roast beef, a song, composed for the 4th March, 1801. [7 vers...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 113, Folder 1h.

Anacreontick's in full song / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect.

Anacreontick's in full song / Js. Gillray, invt. & fect.

Eight elderly topers with pipes and glasses surround a small oblong table, on which are punch-bowl, wine-glasses, tobacco, &c. All are much caricatured; some sing, a parson sleeps, a dog howls... (George) This ... more

The Last Song ("El aria final")

The Last Song ("El aria final")

Leonardo Alenza y Nieto (Spanish, Madrid 1807–1845 Madrid)

[Cuts] A mournful song, on the death of the wife and child of Mr. Nathaniel Knights, of Windham, who fell off the bridge at the falls above Horse-Beef Mills, on Presumpscutt River, February 22, 1807. Written by Thomas Shaw, of Standish. Second e

[Cuts] A mournful song, on the death of the wife and child of Mr. Nath...

Positive Photostat.; Part of page wanting.; Verse.; Title. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; P... more

A mournful song, on the death of the wife and child of Mr. Nathaniel Knights, of Windham, who fell off the bridge at the falls above Horse-Beef Mills on Presumpscutt River, February 22, 1807. Written by Thomas Shaw of Standish. 4th ed.

A mournful song, on the death of the wife and child of Mr. Nathaniel K...

Imprint 2 me.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 26, Folder 9.

American taxation a song of seventy-nine. [Boston] Nathaniel Coverly, Printer, Milk-Street [181-?].

American taxation a song of seventy-nine. [Boston] Nathaniel Coverly, ...

Imprint 3.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 52, Folder 15.

A new song on the death of Robert Howel Boston. Printed and sold by N. Coverly, Jun Milk-Street [1811?].

A new song on the death of Robert Howel Boston. Printed and sold by N....

Verse.; Howel, Robert. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 49, Folder 14.

American taxation. This song was written when the "Trump of war" sounded through this happy land, and although peculiarly applicable to that time, cannot but be received with approbation at the present day. [36 stanzas printed in two columns] [1

American taxation. This song was written when the "Trump of war" sound...

Verse.; 1812 Ballad? Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 228, Folder 10.

[Cuts] A happy new-year to Commodore Rodgers, or, Huzza for the president and Congress. A song composed on the arrival of those frigates in Boston yesterday, (December 31, 1812,) with a good supply of the Ready Rhino [Boston] Printed by N. Cover

[Cuts] A happy new-year to Commodore Rodgers, or, Huzza for the presid...

Positive Photostat.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 50,... more

General Hull and the defence of Fort M'Henry. A new song, called the surrender of General Hull. The defence of Fort M'Henry, (Baltimore.) A new song [The Star Spangled Banner] [1813?].

General Hull and the defence of Fort M'Henry. A new song, called the s...

Negative Photostat.; Star Spangled Banner.; The surrender of General Hull.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printe... more

[Cut of ship] The constitution & Guerriere. Tune. - Landlady of France. [Followed by A new song, written in Dartmoor prison. [1813].

[Cut of ship] The constitution & Guerriere. Tune. - Landlady of France...

Negative Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 228, Folder 25.

The poor armourer boy. A song ... Entered according to Act of Congress the 8th day of March 1815. By John R. Jewitt. of the State of Connecticut.

The poor armourer boy. A song ... Entered according to Act of Congress...

Verse.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 5, Folder 11.

Liberty and peace. A song [Cuts] [Two columns of verse] [1815].

Liberty and peace. A song [Cuts] [Two columns of verse] [1815].

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; War of 1812 ballad. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 5... more

A lecture and a song, concerning the roberry at Newbury, to some men in jail at Salem ... Printed for the author, and sold by him. [1817].

A lecture and a song, concerning the roberry at Newbury, to some men i...

Title.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 51, Folder 14.

Song, for the anniversary of American independence, 1819. Tune- "Ye mariners of England." Newburyport. E. W. Allen, Printer [1819].

Song, for the anniversary of American independence, 1819. Tune- "Ye ma...

Fourth of July celebration.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 52, Folder 9.

The Year's First Song of the Cuckoo at Tsukudajima

The Year's First Song of the Cuckoo at Tsukudajima

Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

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

Baltimore Convention, Old Tippecanoe, a patriotic song

Baltimore Convention, Old Tippecanoe, a patriotic song

An illustrated sheet music cover for a "Patriotic Song. Written, to be sung at Baltimore during the Young Men's Whig Convention" of May 1840. The composer is identified as "a Pennsylvanian." The illustration, l... more

The National Whig Song, by William Hayden

The National Whig Song, by William Hayden

Music cover illustrated with head and shoulders portrait of William Henry Harrison. LOT subdivision subject: Presidents. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by Parker &... more

The Log cabin song

The Log cabin song

LOT subdivision subject: Log Cabins. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by Parker & Ditson. Lithograph by B.W. Thayer's Lith.

Harrison song. Written by J. A. Andrew, Esq., and sung at the opening of the Whig Republican Association of Cambridge. [1841].

Harrison song. Written by J. A. Andrew, Esq., and sung at the opening ...

Title.; Song. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 57, Folder 24.

A hap-hazard song for the people. Being one of the series to appear to uncertain intervals. By Miss Terious Devil-up-ments! [1842?].

A hap-hazard song for the people. Being one of the series to appear to...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 169, Folder 28.

The Prize Song, "The Whig Chief"...dedicated...to Henry Clay, by the Boston Clay Club, No. 1

The Prize Song, "The Whig Chief"...dedicated...to Henry Clay, by the B...

Three oval views of Clay's birthplace, Hanover, Ky.; Clay's residence "Ashland"; and White House, Wash., D.C. LOT subdivision subject: Birthplace and Homes. Title and other information transcribed from caption ... more

The New-England boy's song about Thanksgiving Day

The New-England boy's song about Thanksgiving Day

Illus. in: Flowers for Children by Lydia Maria Child (Boston, 1845), p. 26 & 27. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Books...; Children; PI Works; Holidays; Shelf.

"The Soldier's Tear- Old Song"

"The Soldier's Tear- Old Song"

Charles Samuel Keene (British, Hornsey, Middlesex 1823–1891 London)

The New-England boy's song about Thanksgiving Day

The New-England boy's song about Thanksgiving Day

Illus. in: Flowers for Children by Lydia Maria Child (Boston, 1845), p. 25. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Books...; Children; PI Works; Holidays; Shelf.

Monterey, A National Song -  Respectfully dedicated to Genl. Zachary Taylor

Monterey, A National Song - Respectfully dedicated to Genl. Zachary T...

LOT subdivision subject: War with Mexico. Title and other information transcribed from item. Published by Wm. VanDerBeek, 305 Broadway. No caption card found in file.

The Sons of Columbia. A national song. Written for the Fourth of July and set to music by Theodore Ascherfeld, Havre De Grace, Md. / Lith. by Otto Knirsch, Phila.

The Sons of Columbia. A national song. Written for the Fourth of July ...

Music cover showing soldiers on parade, probably in Philadelphia, Pa.

Campaign song.

Campaign song.

Handwritten note across top of songsheet: First sung in the loft over Geirson & Walihaus in warehouse, by eh author, in may 1860. Handwritten note under composer credit: afterward Major General in U. S. Army.

The flag of our union, a national song

The flag of our union, a national song

A patriotic allegory illustrating the cover of sheet music for a song composed by William Vincent Wallace with words by George P. Morris. The theme of the indissoluble union of North and South is evoked here, ... more

Katy Darling A favorite song / / J. H. Bufford's Lith., Boston.

Katy Darling A favorite song / / J. H. Bufford's Lith., Boston.

Print showing title page illustration with man looking sadly at grave of "Katy Darling."

The flag of our union, a national song

The flag of our union, a national song

Another copy, slightly different image was deposited for copyright on May 21, 1851 (M1 .A13 W; LC-USZ62-91835). Caption card tracings: Shelf. Copyright by William Hall & Son; lithograph by H. Hoff, N.Y. LOT sub... more

portrait from "The Escape, or, Loiterings amid the Scenes of Story and Song"

portrait from "The Escape, or, Loiterings amid the Scenes of Story and...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "The Escape, or, Loiterings amid the Scenes of Story and Song". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the B... more

United States Military Academy: Song of the Graduates

United States Military Academy: Song of the Graduates

After James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)

Seventh annual celebration of the birthday of Henry Clay, April 12, 1852. The Natal day song. Written and sung by William G. Mickell, Esq. [s. l.]

Seventh annual celebration of the birthday of Henry Clay, April 12, 18...

Clay, Henry.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 22, Folder 27.

Uncle Sam, an American song

Uncle Sam, an American song

An illustrated sheet music cover for a song "written and sung by Mr. Howard Paul, in his comic & musical entertainment 'Patch Work.'" Uncle Sam here is a young man in a wide-brimmed hat and patchwork jacket. He... more

Graduating song, class of 1855 / lith. of Sarony & Co., N.Y.

Graduating song, class of 1855 / lith. of Sarony & Co., N.Y.

Sheet music cover showing two West Point cadets standing by tree, with building and Hudson River in background. From drawing attributed to James McNeill Whistler.

Dark pages of the nineteenth century. The convent cell.- Tune - Hazel Dell. The incidents of the song are explained in this narrative. [n. p. c. 1855].

Dark pages of the nineteenth century. The convent cell.- Tune - Hazel ...

On verso: 551. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 62, Folder 12a.

Our land a national song

Our land a national song

An illustrated sheet music cover for a song by George W. Babcock (Thomas Comer, composer) and dedicated to Samuel R. Spinney, Esq. The design shows Columbia or American Liberty (center) wearing a gorgon's head... more

America. A national song

America. A national song

An allegorical illustration on the cover of a patriotic song, dedicated to the "National Guards of Philadelphia." A pronouncedly decollete Columbia or Liberty figure sits astride a bald eagle which flies over t... more

Song of the Union by a Pennsylvanian . . .

Song of the Union by a Pennsylvanian . . .

A sheet music cover for a song by John M. Crosland, dedicated to President Buchanan. The cover is illustrated with an array of emblems, many of them symbolizing threats to the integrity of the Union. A bust of ... more

Gettysburg song.

Gettysburg song.

Illustrated with the "Proposed design for the National Homestead of Gettysburg for soldier's orphans".

[Civil War envelope showing a soldier waving goodbye to people on a porch with message "Soldier's farewell" and verses from a song]

[Civil War envelope showing a soldier waving goodbye to people on a po...

Title devised by Library staff. Verses from song A Soldier's Tear by Thomas Haynes Bayly: Upon the hill he turned, to take a last fond look; At the valley, and the village church, and the cottage by the brook. ... more

Song to our flag - "Hail That Great and Glorious Banner," by A.W. Burns and George W. Hewitt
The Palmetto State song

The Palmetto State song

An illustrated cover for sheet music celebrating the South Carolina state convention on December 20, 1860, where an ordinance of secession was passed unanimously, thereby severing the state's ties with the Unio... more

[Civil War envelope showing soldier with woman in stars and stripes dress, with message "The girl I left behind me" and verse from song]

[Civil War envelope showing soldier with woman in stars and stripes dr...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Mr. G.C. Merrifield, Mishamaka, Ind.; bears 3 cent stamp. Notation on recto: Bremen, Ind., Nov. 21, 1863. Verse from song A Soldier's Tear by Thomas Haynes Bayly: He... more

Song of the privateer. By Quien Sabe? Baltimore. Oct. 10, 1861.

Song of the privateer. By Quien Sabe? Baltimore. Oct. 10, 1861.

Positive Photostat.; Songs. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 31, Folder 13b.

The Song [...]he war / Homer, del.

The Song [...]he war / Homer, del.

Composite of seven views of Civil War life, related to song titles, showing soldiers marching, drinking and fighting in camp, woman at home, and black man seated on barrel labeled "contraband". Illus. in: Harpe... more

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia holding American flag and cornucopia next to an eagle with a snake in its beak, and with a verse from a song]

[Civil War envelope showing Columbia holding American flag and cornuco...

Title devised by Library staff. Addressed to Miss Julia A. Barnes, Granville, Bradford Co., Pa.; bears 3 cent stamp. Verse from song Starry Flag by John Savage: We must keep that flag where it e'er has stood; I... more

McClellan is our man - favorite song of the Army of the Potomac

McClellan is our man - favorite song of the Army of the Potomac

Union troops in camp cheering Gen. George B. McClellan. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1862 Aug. 2, p. 492. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: C.W. Sharpshooters; C... more

We Sleep, But We Are Not Dead, a patriotic song, by James R. Randall

We Sleep, But We Are Not Dead, a patriotic song, by James R. Randall

Music cover illustrated with shield. LOT subdivision subject: Emblems and Symbols. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copryight by G. Willig.

Ho! Rally ye braves! A patriotic song and chorus

Ho! Rally ye braves! A patriotic song and chorus

Civil war battle scene; music cover. LOT subdivision subject: Civil War - Battles. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Lithograph by J.H. Bufford's, on stone by Baker. Published ... more

The Skaters Song

The Skaters Song

Illustrated music cover. LOT subdivision subject: Sports. File print may be in LOT 4432G. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Copyright by L. B. Powell. Lithograph by Major & Knapp.