1. Creator/Author:
  2. Frederick Widdows (1)

The Constitution

Creator:
Firth, Pond & Co., Frederick Widdows
Location:
New York, New York
Origin Date:
1860
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0238
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, “The Constitution.” The cover is plain with the title and “God Preserve the Union” printed in black lettering at the center surrounded by a decorative oval frame. “National Anthem” is printed above the title. “The Words and Music Written, Composed and Most Respectfully Dedicated to His Excellency the President and the People of the United States” is printed below the title. Publishing information is printed near the bottom of the cover. 1 score (5 p.) For voice and piano. First line: Oh God preserve the Union and may it ever stand. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.