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Title: "The Sailor's Farewell"

Accession Number: 2005.28.8
Category: MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS & SHEET MUSIC
Type: sheet music
Maker: Pridham, John; Robert Cocks & Co.
Place: England, London
Date:
Materials: paper
Description: Sheet music, "The Sailor's Farewell", including introduction "Raising the Anchor", the parting "Poor Bessie was a Sailor's Wife", the departure "See Our Oars", song "The Banks of Allanwater", land sighted Shouts of Joy, hornpipe "Jack's Delight", a Sudden Squall, song and chorus "The Bay of Biscay", and "Rule Britannia"; composed for the pianoforte by J. Pridham; published (per Stuart M. Frank) London by Robert Cocks & Co., no date; color lithograph cover (trimmed) with illustration of sailor and his wife at waterside, schooner, cottage, and white cliffs in background; 6 pages.

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