"The Ship on Fire!"

sheet music

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS & SHEET MUSIC
Mackay, Charles; Russell, Henry; Atwill; Brown, Eliphalet M. (Jr.) (Jr.); Lewis & Brown
USA, NY, New York
1834-1847
paper
12-7/8 x 10-3/8 in.

Sheet music, "The Ship on Fire!", a descriptive scena [sic.]; words by Charles MacKay (1814-1889); music by Henry Russell (1812-1900); dedicated to J. Frith; published New York by Atwill [circa 1834-1847], first American edition; cover lithograph by Lewis & Brown, after original drawn and engraved (unascribed) by Eliphalet Brown, Jr. (1816-1886); scene of ship on fire, people clinging to debris, lifeboat filled with people; stamped signature lower right "Henry Russell"; 7 pages. See near duplicate 2001.84.12.


2005.58.9

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