Keffer Collection of Sheet Music,
Content and design by John Bewley
Lithographers Outside Philadelphia: Nathaniel Currier (1813-1886)
Nathaniel Currier was born in 1813 in Roxbury, Massachusetts. He began his career as a lithographer in 1833 in Philadelphia and then moved to New York where he spent the rest of his career. Beginning in 1857 he was associated with the firm of Currier & Ives.
There are eight items in the collection for which Currier provided the illustrations.
Illustrations by Currier in the Collection
|Item No.||Title||Imprint||Plate No.||Illustration||Thumbnail Image
|And Wilt Thou Weep When I Am Low? / written by Lord Byron ; music by W. H. Weiss
||New York : Atwill, between 1834 and 1847
||Young man standing on the shore of a lake / N. Currier's Lith. ; E. Brown Jr. Del.
|Charter Oak! Charter Oak, Ancient and Fair! : an ancient American ballad / written by Mrs. Sigourney ; the music composed and most respectfully dedicated to my friend Dr. John D. Russ (of Hartford, Con.) by Henry Russell
||New York : Hewitt & Jaques, between 1837 and 1841
||Large oak tree on a lawn / W. K. H. ; N. Currier's Lith.
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