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The Whalemen's Quick Step

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: pamphlet
Maker: Prentiss, Henry
Place made: United States, Massachusetts, Boston
Date made: 1862
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 13 1/4 in x 10 in
Nomenclature: unknown
Classification: whales

Pamphlet containing sheet music, arranged for the piano forte, for the Whalemen's Quick Step. Three pages of music (three leaves of paper). With a lithograph on the front depicting a marching band on Boston Common, with the State House (now the Old State House) in the background. Text below the lithograph reads, "As performed by the Boston Brass Band. Respectfully Dedicated to Capt. H.G.O. Colby, Officers and Members of the New Bedford Guards by the Boston Rifle Rangers. Composed and arranged for the Piano Forte by S. Knaebel. Price 25 cts. nett. [about $6 in 2016 currency]" Publisher information printed below.


AF-XA-0518

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