“Softly Oe'r the Rippling Waters” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song “Softly o’er the Rippling Waters” was written by George Cooper and composed by J.R. Thomas. The music was published by Oliver Ditson and Company in Boston, Massachusetts. The cover features an image of a couple drifting on a river in a rowboat, while a guitar-playing lady serenades the man with a song.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
leaflet
sheet music
sheet musics
date made
1866
lyricist
Cooper, George
composer
Thomas, J. R.
publisher
Oliver Ditson & Co.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 14 in x 11 in; 35.56 cm x 27.94 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
1979.1154.14
accession number
1979.1154
catalog number
1979.1154.14
subject
Music
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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