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Columbia the Gem of the Ocean

Creator:
Lee & Walker, David T. Shaw, T. A. Becket, Esq.
Location:
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Origin Date:
1861
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0234
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, “Columbia the Gem of the Ocean.” The cover is plain with an illustration at the center of two crossed American flags. The title is printed above the illustration. “Written and composed by David T. Shaw Sung at the Boston, New York & Philadelphia Concerts” is printed below the illustration followed by “Respectfully Dedicated to John S. Su Solle.” 1 score ([5] p.) For voice and piano. Caption title: Columbia the land of the brave. Variously ascribed to David T. Shaw, or Thomas A'Beckett. First line of text: O Columbia, the gem of the ocean. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.