Sheet music

  • Title:

    THE BIRD AT SEA.

  • Category:

    Books

  • Creator (Role):

    John Ritto Penniman (Draftsman)

    Mrs Hemans (Lyricist)

    C. Meineke (Composer)

    John Cole & Son (Publisher)

    Fiot, Meignen & Co. (Seller)

  • Place of Origin:

    Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1835-1839

  • Materials:

    Ink; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Lithography, Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1967.0141


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1967.0141

Object Name

Sheet music

Title

THE BIRD AT SEA.

Category

Books

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

John Ritto Penniman (Draftsman)
c. 1782-1844
References: Carol Damon Andrews, "John Ritto Penniman (1782-1841), an ingenious New England artist," The Magazine Antiques, 120, no. 1 (July 1981): 147-70 (subsequently published as exhibition catalog of same name; Worcester, MA: Worcester Art Museum, 1982); Peters, America on Stone, pp. 323-24.

Mrs Hemans (Lyricist)

C. Meineke (Composer)

John Cole & Son (Publisher)
c. 1830-c. 1850
This firm does not appear in Peters, America on Stone.

Fiot, Meignen & Co. (Seller)
c. 1835-c. 1839

Place of Origin

Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1835-1839

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Center beneath image; John Penniman, del.
2. Inscription; Center; Written by/ Mrs HEMANS.
3. Inscription; Center; Composed.../ .../ by/ C, MEINEKE.
4. Inscription; Bottom center; Baltimore John Cole & Son.
5. Mark; Bottom center; FIOT. MEIGNEN & C.\o/ 264 Market St. near S.\o 8.\th/ Philad (within an open book)

Subjects

Seascape

Materials

Ink; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Lithography, Engraved

Dimensions (inches)

13 (H) , 9.78 (W) , 10.1 (Image H) , 7.2 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

33.02 (H) , 24.84 (W) , 10.1 (Image H) , 7.2 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements taken of cover, obverse. H at right. W near top. Image H does not include stamp.

Object Description

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