"The Young Pilot"

sheet music

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS & SHEET MUSIC
Turner, Joseph W.; Keith's Music Publishing House; Bouve, Ephraim W.; Blake, J.
USA, MA, Boston
1846
paper
13-1/4 x 10-1/8 in.

Sheet music, "The Young Pilot", a nautical ballad; words and music by Joseph W. Turner; published Boston by Keith's Music Publishing House, 1846; music notation engraved by J. Blake; cover lithograph by Ephraim W. Bouve (1817-1897) of bark CARIB and pilot schooner FROLIC, lighthouse, 2 rowboats in heavy seas; printed at bottom "Albert Gurney, a much esteemed young man, who was unfortunately drowned by the/ upsetting of a small boat, while passing from the Pilot Boat Frolic, to the relief of the Barque Carib,/ during the dreadful storm of the 20th of February, 1846."; 3 pages.


2007.8.9

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