Penn Library Department of Special Collections

William Penn

Keffer Collection of Sheet Music,
ca. 1790-1895

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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.TitleImprintPlate No.IllustrationThumbnail Image
Box 27
no. 17
And Wilt Thou Weep When I Am Low? / written by Lord Byron ; music by W. H. Weiss New York : Atwill, between 1834 and 1847 None Young man standing on the shore of a lake / N. Currier's Lith. ; E. Brown Jr. Del. Wilt thou weep
Box 27
no. 19
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 None Large oak tree on a lawn / W. K. H. ; N. Currier's Lith. Charter Oak


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