"The Sailor Boy's Last Dream"
sheet musicMUSICAL INSTRUMENTS & SHEET MUSIC
Woodbury, Isaac Baker; Dimond, William; Wade, Eben H.; C. Bradlee & Co.
USA, MA, Boston
13-3/8 x 10-1/4 in.
Sheet music, "The Sailor Boy's Last Dream"; words by [William] Dimond (1800-1837); music by I. B. Woodbury (1819-1858); composed and inscribed to the Hutchinson Family; published by C. Bradlee & Co., Boston, 1846, and by E. H. Wade, Boston; title block in various typefaces and scrolls; 3 pages. S. M. Frank notes: Dimond's lyrics widely anthologized on both sides of the Atlantic; 2 American musical settings: by Thomas Van Dyke Wiesenthal (1790-1830 with Navy provenance c. 1825; and by Isaac Baker Woodbury, popularized by the Hutchinson Family in 1840s; there are several known whalemen's transcriptions of the text.