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William Penn

Keffer Collection of Sheet Music,
ca. 1790-1895

Content and design by John Bewley

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Naval Music and Images in the Collection

Item No.TitleImprintPlate No.Illustration
Box 15
no. 1
The Adieu : March of the U.S. Ship North Carolina : arranged for the piano and dedicated to Capt. R. W. Meade, commanding U.S. Ship North Carolina / by Luigi de Perini New York : Wm. A. Pond & Co., 1864 5919 Portrait of R. W. Meade / Lith. of Sarony, Major & Knapp
Box 37
no. 1
The Atlantic's Return : schottisch / music arranged for the piano, by Johann Munck New York : Jaques & Brother, 1851 None None
Box 11
no. 23
Grace Darling : a ballad / written and composed by George Lindley
"The heroic conduct of Grace Horsley Darling, who with her father rescued nine persons from the wreck of the Forfarshire Steamer, has furnished the subject of this ballad."
New York : Millets Music Saloon, 1838 None Grace Darling and her father heading out to sea in a skiff
Box 13
no. 20
Great Western March / arranged and respectfully dedicated to Capt. James Hosken, Commander of the Great Western by Charles Jarvis Philadelphia : Osbourn's Music Saloon, between 1835 and 1842 120 Steamship Great Western / Lith. of Wild & Chevalier
Box 15
no. 33
The Gun-Boat Quick Step / inscribed to Commodore Foote by Lelia New York : Firth, Pond & Co., 1862 4997 Portrait of Andrew Hull Foote with a river and gunboats in the background. The scene is labeled Fort Henry, Fort Donelson, Island no. 10 / Lith. of Sarony, Major & Knapp
Box 41
no. 29
Inman Line March / composed by A. E. Warren Boston : White & Goullaud, 1872 188 Three-masted steamship City of Brussels / J. H. Bufford's Lith.
Box 11
no. 45
The Missing Vessel : a ballad / supposed to have been written by a lady of Baltimore ; music composed by C. Meineke Baltimore : John Cole & Son, between 1834 and 1836 955 Shipwreck beneath a moonlit sky / lithog. of J. Penniman
Box 13
no. 35
The Pennsylvania March / composed & arranged for the piano forte and dedicated to Comr. Stewart by J. T. Norton Philadelphia : s.n., 1836? None the U.S.S. Pennsylvania / Lehman & Duval Lithogs.
Box 13
no. 43
Southerner Quick Step / composed and dedicated to M. Berry, Esq. (Capt. of the Steamship Southerner) by Henry T. Oates Augusta, Ga. : Geo. A. Oates & Bro., 1847 None the ship Southerner / lith. of Sarony & Co.
Box 30
no. 65
Steamboat R. E. Lee's Champion Song / words by somebody around town ; music by Auguste Davis Nelle. Orleans : Aug. Davis, 1870 2 None
Box 36a
no. 42
Three Bells Polka / composed and dedicated to Capt. Creighton by T. J. Cook New York : S. T. Gordon, 1854 None Color: scenes from the episode in which the ship San Francisco was rescued at sea by the ship Three Bells, and a portrait of Captain Creighton / lith. of Sarony & Co.

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