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Abraham Lincoln's Funeral March

Creator:
C. H. Bach, H. N. Hempsted
Location:
Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Origin Date:
1865
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0076
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Sheet Music

Description

This is a piece of sheet music for the song, "Abraham Lincoln's Funeral March." The cover features an illustration of Abraham Lincoln at the center surrounded by striped bunting with an eagle overhead holding the banner "E Pluribus Unum." There is an urn at the left with "Victory" printed on it and an urn at the right with "Emancipation" printed on it. There is a wreath below the illustration. The title is printed in black and white lettering in an arch near the top of the cover. Publishing information is printed near the bottom of the cover. There is a black mourning border on each of the inside pages. 5 p. of music For piano. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.