1. Curated Grouping:
  2. We Mourn a Martyred Father

Lincoln's Funeral March

Creator:
Balmer & Weber, E. C. Davis
Location:
Missouri, St. Louis
Origin Date:
1865
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0140
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, "Lincoln's Funeral March." The cover is plain with a black and white illustration of Abraham Lincoln at the center. A staff draped in an American flag and bunting is along the left side of the illustration with a rolled document below it. Printed in small font along the top edge of the cover is text reading "As played during the funeral ceremonies at Springfield, Illinois." The title is printed in decorative black lettering across the top of the cover. "The Pure and Noble Patriot Abraham Lincoln 16th President of the U.S." is printed below the illustration. Publishing information is printed at the bottom of the cover. 5 p. of music. For piano. "As played during the funeral ceremonies at Springfield Illinois."--Cover. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.