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Title: "The Anchor's Weigh'd"

Accession Number: 2004.24.2
Category: MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS & SHEET MUSIC
Type: sheet music
Maker: Braham, John; Howard & Co.
Place: England, London
Date:
Materials: paper
Description: Sheet music, "The Anchor's Weigh'd", popular English song; words and music by John Braham (ne Abraham 1774?-1856); published London by Howard & Co.; cover in various typefaces and scrolls; rubberstamped lower right "JOHN B. GALBRAITH/ MUSIC SELLER/ 1/ RENFIELD ST./ GLASGOW. . ."; illegible handwritten name upper right; 2 pages. Performed at soirees aboard the auxiliary steam bark BELUGA, wintering over at Herschel Island, 1894-1897 (See Weeks Papers, Kendall Collection, New Bedford Whaling Museum.)

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