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Sable Harmonists

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Sable Harmonists
Additional title: Music of the great southern original Sable Harmonists, the best band of singers in the United States, arranged & sung by them at all their concerts
F. & S. Palmer (Firm) (Lithographer)

Joseph Muller collection of music and other portraits

Sable Harmonists

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1848
Place: New York
Publisher: Millets Music Saloon
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Muller Collection (Sable Harmonists #1)
Sable Harmonists
Minstrel music
Plumer, W. G.
Farrell, J. B.
Roark, William
Archer, Tom F.
Bond, fl. 1848
Benson, John C.
Content: Date of 1848 based on copy held by Washington State University Libraries; original dimensions may have been 35 x 27 cm.; this copy cropped to 33 x 25 cm.; text lacking at upper and lower edges
Content: Song titles visible at lower edge: Old Uncle Ned, Roaring Riber, Lousiana Belle, Lynchburg Town, Niggers History ob de World, Susanna, Hard Times, Picayune Butler, Mary Blane, Dandy Jim, Lucy Long, O Sally White.
Content: Depicted in ovals are the vocalists W.G. Plumer, J.B. Farrell, W. Roark, T. Archer, Bond, and manager J.C. Benson.
Physical Description
Extent: 33 x 25 cm. (cropped; text lacking at upper and lower edges)
Type of Resource
Still image
Barcode: 33433017232442
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 400de990-c5a5-012f-2ede-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1848: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sable Harmonists" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1848. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/74322f05-70e5-89ca-e040-e00a180673af

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sable Harmonists" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/74322f05-70e5-89ca-e040-e00a180673af

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1848). Sable Harmonists Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/74322f05-70e5-89ca-e040-e00a180673af

Wikipedia Citation

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Sable Harmonists