Keffer Collection of Sheet Music,
Content and design by John Bewley
Lithographers Outside Philadelphia: Benjamin W. Thayer (1814-1875)
Benjamin W. Thayer operated a lithography firm in Boston from 1840 to 1851. He often worked in association with John H. Bufford, another Boston lithographer.
There are approximately thirty-five items in the collection for which Thayer provided the illustrations.
Illustrations by Thayer in the Collection
|Item No.||Title||Imprint||Plate No.||Illustration||Thumbnail Image
|I'm with You Once Again : a popular song / the words by George P. Morris ; the music composed and dedicated to Dr. William Milnor by William R. Dempster
||Boston : Oliver Ditson, 1843
||"View of undercliff on the Hudson River, opposite West Point home of George Morris" / Lithographed by Thayer & Co.
|The Indian Hunter : a song / written by Ilza Cook ; the music composed & dedicated to Henry John Sharpe Esq. as a mark of esteem by his friend Henry L. Russell
||New York : Jas. L. Hewitt, 1842 or 1843
||American Indian in a sylvan setting / Thayer & Co.'s Lithogr.
|The Moon in All Her Beauty : a barcarolel / words by Charles Jeffreys [sic] ; music by Marliani
||Boston : Oliver Ditson, between 1838 and 1844
||Boats on a lake / Thayer & Co.'s Lith.
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