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Title: "Racing Down the Rapids"

Accession Number: 1994.71.5
Category: MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS & SHEET MUSIC
Type: sheet music
Maker: Lawrence, Frank W.; Lawrence Brothers; Forbes; Dehnhoff, K.
Place: USA, NJ, East Orange; USA, NY, Thousand Islands
Date: 1888
Materials: paper
Description: Sheet music for "Racing Down the Rapids"; composed by Frank W. Lawrence, published by Lawrence Brothers, East Orange NJ, and by K. Dehnhoff, New York; copyright 1888 by F.W. Lawrence and the Forbes Co.Boston; dedicated to Mrs. William Laing and Miss Florence Milne; cover has illustration in green ink of port view of sidewheel steamer SPARTAN being tossed about in heavy seas; 4 pages between covers; different melodies meant to represent different areas of the Thousand Islands region, ending with "The St. Lawrence River at Montreal".

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