Department of Special Collections
William Penn Keffer Collection of Sheet Music,
ca. 1790-1895

Content and design by John Bewley


Philadelphia in Images

The following comprises items in the collection for which either locations in Philadelphia or famous Philadelphians served as the subject of the illustrations. The list is arranged in chronological order. Click on the images in the list to see the full versions of the images with complete descriptions.

Images of Philadelphia and Philadelphians in the Keffer Collection
Item No. Composer Title, Imprint, Date Description Image
Box 4
no. 51
Webbe, Samuel
The Mansion of Peace
Philadelphia : G. Willig, between 1798 and 1804
Chestnut Street Theatre New Theatre
Box 8
no. 3a
Blake, George
Blake's Collection of Duetts
Philadelphia : G.E. Blake, 1807?
Centre Square Water Works Centre Sq.
Box 27
no. 5
Hewitt, John Hill
The Fairmount Quadrilles
Philadelphia : John F. Nunns, 1836
Fairmount Park Fairmount Park
Box 27
no. 11
Blanchor, F.
Schuylkill Boat Song
Philadelphia : Osbourn's Music Saloon
Schuykill River Schuylkill River
Box 13
no. 35
Norton, J. T.
The Pennsylvania March
Philadelphia : s.n., 1837
Ship of War Pennsylvania U.S.S. Pennsylvania
Box 27
no. 7
Bellak, James
The Ledger Polka
Philadelphia : Edward L. Walker, 1849
Public Ledger Building Public Ledger
Box 36
no. 50
Wolsieffer, William
The United States Polka
Philadelphia : W. Wolsieffer, 18--
United States Fire Company U.S. Fire Co.
Box 36
no. 33
Keller, Matthias
The New Costume Polka
Philadelphia : Lee & Walker, 1851
Lee & Walker Building Lee & Walker
Box 27
no. 2
Weiland, Francis
Ben. Franklin's Grave
Philadelphia : Stayman & Brothers, 1855
Gravesite of Benjamin and Deborah Franklin B. Franklin
Box 27
no. 10
Tatzel, A.
Pupils' Polka
Philadelphia : G. André, 1857
Hlasko's Dancing Academy Hlasko
Box 24
no. 3
Candidus, William
Germania Waltz
Philadelphia : R. Meyer, 1863
Portrait of Carl Sentz Sentz
Box 27
no. 3
Brockway, William H.
Bring Back Our Darling
Boston : White & Goullaud, 1874
Portrait of Charlie Ross Charlie Ross
Box 15
no. 26
Latour, Pierre
General Pennypacker's March
Philadelphia : Lee & Walker, 1875
Portrait of Galusha Pennypacker Pennypacker
Box 41
no. 58
Loumey, Augustus
Bicentennial March, 1682-1882
Philadelphia : Lee & Walker, 1882
Portrait of William Penn William Penn

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