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Pictorial Americana

Selected Images from the Collections of the Library of Congress


MUSIC AND MUSICIANS

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The power of music

The power of music. Lithograph by Goupil, Vibert & Co., 1848, after William S. Mount.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-426

The Star Spangled Banner. (Woman at piano and three children singing)

The Star Spangled Banner. (Woman at piano and three children singing). Engraving by Geo. E. Perine, 1861.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-5264

The phonograph

The phonograph. Wood engraving in Harper's Weekly, Mar. 30, 1878, after C. A. Keetels.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-797

Prof. Thad Sheridan Fritz's phonograph festival

Prof. Thad Sheridan Fritz's phonograph festival. Lithograph, 1890.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-8279

Popular concert in Tompkins Square, New York

Popular concert in Tompkins Square, New York. Reproduction in Harper's Weekly, Sept. 12, 1891, of drawing by T. de Thulstrup.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-5353

The Edison concert phonograph

The Edison concert phonograph. Lithograph by U. S. Printing Co., 1899.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2080

Opening night at the Opera in New Orleans, 1902

Opening night at the Opera in New Orleans, 1902. Photograph by John Teunisson.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-5383

Reginald DeKoven. (Three-quarter length, seated)

Reginald DeKoven. (Three-quarter length, seated). Photograph by B. Clinedinst, 1904.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ61-217

Stephen C. Foster. (Half-Length)

Stephen C. Foster. (Half-Length). Photograph of painting by Clough.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-2292

Victor Herbert. (Bust)

Victor Herbert. (Bust) Photograph by Gutekunst, 1906.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ61-136

Edward MacDowell. (Bust)

Edward MacDowell. (Bust). Photograph by E. Huntington Huggins, 1906.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ61-248

John Philip Sousa. (Half-Length)

John Philip Sousa. (Half-Length). Photograph by E. Chickering, 1900.
Reproduction number: LC-USZ61-143

 

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