Penn Library Department of Special Collections

William Penn

Keffer Collection of Sheet Music,
ca. 1790-1895

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Philadelphia Lithographers: M. E. D. Brown

M. E. D. Brown, painter and lithographer, learned his craft with the Pendletons in Boston before moving to Philadelphia in 1831. He operated his own firm from 1832 to 1834 at 5 Library Street in Philadelphia. Brown worked in Boston in 1835 and Utica, New York from 1846 to around 1896.

Illustrations by M. E. D. Brown in the Collection

Item No.TitleImprintPlate No.IllustrationThumbnail Image
Box 11
no. 2
The Bedouin Maid : a ballad / composed by Geo. Hargraeves [ie. Hargreaves] Philadelphia : Kretschmar & Nunns, between 1834 and 1836 None Bedouin maid standing in an oasis / lith. by M. E. D. Brown Bedouin Maid
Box 11
no. 8
Buy My Roses / composed & arranged for the piano forte by J. T. Norton Philadelphia : Geo. Willig, 1832 None Young woman with a basket of roses / Brown's Lith. Buy my Roses


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