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Title: "The Rock Beside the Sea"

Accession Number: 1998.107.1
Category: MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS & SHEET MUSIC
Type: sheet music
Maker: Converse, Charlie C.; Sinclair, T.; Sarony, Major & Knapp; Lee & Walker
Place: USA, PA, Philadelphia
Date: Circa 1869
Materials: paper
Description: Sheet music: "THE ROCK BESIDE THE SEA"; romanza; piano and guitar; composed by Charlie C. Converse; published Philadelphia, by Lee & Walker, 722 Chestnut St.; copyright 1857; dedicated to Mrs. M.A. Ralston of Oakland Female Institute, Norristown, PA; cover monochrome lithograph [by T. Sinclair] courtesy of Sarony, Major & Knapp, New York, of a woman sitting on a rock by sea with ship in background; folded cover and one middle page, bound with string; printed in lower leftis a 7-pointed star with "2 1/2" in center; same as 1994.71.10, 1997.87.7; see also 1993.51.2.

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